September 7, 2020 – Harumi Urata-Thompson Shares Her Journey with

Harumi Shares Her Journey Through the Years with

Harumi Urata-Thompson was recently interviewed in a live podcast by about the way in which her professional career took unconventional turns over the years.  For Harumi, these lead to trailblazing in the corporate sphere and ultimately, to entrepreneurship.  Also archived on YouTube as a video, Harumi’s interview is freely available for viewing by anyone interested in making career shifts. is a Pakistan-based provider of remote software engineering talent, with specialization in preparing and vetting the top 1% of full-stack engineers that global firms are looking to hire.  Full-stack developers are proficient in both the front-end and back-end languages and frameworks, as well as in server, network, and hosting environments.

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June 4, 2020 – ETC Labs Accelerator Interviews Mentor Harumi Urata-Thompson

ETC Labs Accelerator Interviews Mentor and HUT Consulting CEO, Harumi Urata-Thompson

Recently Harumi was interviewed in her role as a mentor in the ETC Labs Accelerator program on the state of blockchain technology.  Among the many key insightful thoughts from the Q&A session, Harumi answered a question that is particularly relevant today,

What do we need for the next generation of workers and employees to understand about blockchain? What does it mean to have blockchain as a skill?“.

See Harumi’s response in the original medium article.

“We believe having a robust board of mentors with a breadth of experience within innovation, blockchain, and financial sectors is a crucial component for the startups coming through our program,” said Liz Kukka, Executive Director of the ETC Labs accelerator program. “We’re elated to work with Harumi and bring her scope of experience and expertise to the Ethereum Classic ecosystem.”
Liz Kukka, Executive Director of the ETC Labs accelerator program

ETC Labs Accelerator promotes the advancement of blockchain technology and Ethereum Classic; providing technical support for blockchain and digital asset startups through the Ethereum Classic Labs Accelerator. One aspect that makes them a leading accelerator for Ethereum Classic and other blockchain projects is their esteemed board of mentors. Harumi Urata-Thompson is honored to be one of them.

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July 17, 2019 – Lessons in Breaking Barriers, SMBC Diversity & Inclusion event in NYC

Lessons in Breaking Barriers, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Diversity & Inclusion, NYC

HUT Consulting was hired to present on Diversity and Inclusion to the employees of SMBC (Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation) in their first event of the year and hosted by the company’s oldest employee resource group, Women’s Inclusion Network. It was very well attended from 5 different New York offices with more men than women in the audience. The event was opened with welcome remarks by the CEO and many stayed afterwards to network and ask questions.

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November 20, 2018 – Addressing the FinTech talent challenge by Tokyo FinTech

Addressing the FinTech Talent Challenge by Tokyo FinTech

HUT Consulting was requested to address talent challenge of the industry in Japan.  The event was scheduled as Japanese government announced its new labor policy of foreign workers.  Is this the right solution or??

The event was hosted at Mastercard and it was an oversold event.


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