Shoukei Matsumoto

Buddhist Monk, Komyoji Temple

Shoukei MATSUMOTO is Buddhist Monk in Komyoji Temple. Born in 1979 in Japan, he graduated with B.A. degree in Literature from the University of Tokyo. Right after graduation, he joined Komyoji temple and initiated new projects such as Temple Café Project. In 2008, the association was awarded "Shoriki Matsutaro Prize" from a foundation for education. He completed MBA from Indian School of Business as an Ambassadorial Scholar of Rotary Foundation in 2011. After MBA, he started a project of “Mirai no Jushoku-Juku” or temple management school for Buddhist priests and monks. In 2013, he was nominated as a member of Young Global Leaders 2013 from World Economic Forum in Davos. He has published five titles and "A Monk's Guide to a Clean House and Mind” was translated into over fifteen languages. Twitter: @shoukeim Financial Times interview on "Bringing management lessons to Buddha". Asahi interview on “REASON TO BELIEVE: Young monks pitch new ways to teach old values”.