Dr. Kit Miyamoto, Global CEO of Miyamoto International, built a structural engineering and disaster risk reduction firm from a five-man Sacramento company into 25 locations on five continents with one purpose: make the world a better, safer place. Its purpose-driven mission drives the growth of the company and attracts equally purpose-driven individuals.
Dr. Miyamoto is a world-leading expert in disaster resiliency engineering, disaster response and reconstruction. He provides expert engineering and policy consultation in Mexico, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Haiti for both policy and engineering expert consultation. He is a California Seismic Safety Commissioner.
Dr. Miyamoto holds graduate degrees from the Tokyo Institute of Technology and California State University, where he has been recognized as a Distinguished Alumni. He has won the Engineering News Record’s “Global Best Project” award an unprecedented three consecutive times. Major media such as ABC, CNN, LA Times, NY Times and Rolling Stone have profiled him. He is featured in the “Designing for Disaster” exhibit at the National Building Museum.
He currently travels around the world to make the world a better, safer place.