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John Peter Stern, American electronics executive, educator. Bar: California 1980, New York 1984, District of Columbia 1985; licensed real estate broker, California. Telecom Day award Japanese Ministry Posts and Telecomm., 1992.


Stern, John Peter was born on November 8, 1954 in New York City. Son of Walter and Marion (Tyson) Stern.


AB summa cum laude, Princeton University, 1976. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1979.


With Graham & James, Los Angeles, 1981-1984. Executive director United States Electronics Industry Office, Tokyo, 1984-1988. Vice president Asian operations American Electronics Association, 1988-1995.

Vice president American Express Finance, 1995-2000. President, Chief Executive Officer Red Tag Japan, Inc., 2000—2002. Professor Nihon University Law School, since 2003.

Board directors The Global Emerging Technology Institute, Ltd., since 2003. Speaker Deming Quality Control Awards Ceremonies, 1988. Board directors Telecommunication Technology Committee.

Member Japan Industrial Standards Optoelectronic Technology Committee, Tokyo, since 1987, Telecomm. Technology Study Council Standards Policy Working Group, 1990-1996. Member Japanese Ministry of Posts and Telecomm.

Future Broadcast Satellite Procurement Study Group, 1990-1991. Testified before United States Senate, 1989. Member Japan Industrial Standards Information Technology Division Council, Tokyo, since 1991.

Advisor Walter F. Mondale, United States Ambassador to Japan, 1993-1996. Legal committee Securities Investor Protection Fund, 2000.


  • Bar: California 1980, New York 1984, District of Columbia 1985. Licensed real estate broker, California.



Lecturer, United States Information Service, Japan, since 1985. Member Bilateral Working Group on Symmetrical Access, Washington, 1988. Trustee, Princeton in Asia, 1980-1985.

Member State Bar California, State Bar New York, Bar of District of Columbia, American Arbitration Association (international arbitration panel since 1983), Chartered Institute Arbitrators (East Asia branch), Tokyo American Club, Foreign Corresponding, American Electronics Associate Japan Council (executive committee 1999-2000).


Married Sakumi Murakami, March 17, 1982. Children: George, Ken.

Walter Stern

Marion (Tyson) Stern

Sakumi Murakami

George Stern

Ken Stern