Tag: Japan

Masaya Yamamoto and Yutaka "Sally" Asari, both Co-CEOs, have background in marketing and media, having spent 5 years at a Tokyo-based ad agency, Hakuhodo. Masaya, 27, has a B.A. from the School of Commerce at Waseda University in Tokyo. Sally, 29, received B.A. in Social Psychology from Hitotsubashi University...
Bertrand Schmitt is the CEO of App Annie. He is a technology entrepreneur with 14 years of executive experience in the mobile, Internet and analytics space across Europe, US and Asia. Previously, he was VP Mobile for Gomez, which was acquired in 2009 by Compuware for $295 million dollars,...
With a unique background, Koki Tsubouchi lived abroad since his early childhood through to high school which could explain his unique ideas on product innovation and business creation. Koki was an entrepreneur by blood as he established a venture IT company when he was just still a student, with...
With interaction design, service design as his area of speciality, Takayuki has always approached product, software and hardware development from a design perspective. Takayuki co-founded a company, Sassor, which actively develops mobile services along with other products, that caters a user's characteristic traits or behavior record. The Asian Entrepreneur is...
Toru Tokushige, was born in 1973 in Yamaguchi prefecture. After getting BA in chemical engineering from Kyushu University, he became involved in management planning in Sumitomo Marine and Fire Insurance Co. Ltd. Straight as his first career. After working in Sumitomo, he earned MBA from the Thunderbird School of...
Jong Lee is Managing Director, RGL Holdings, Ltd. and has spent over 15 years building and reinventing businesses as principal, executive, investor, banker and lawyer in the United States, Japan, South Korea and greater China. Jong specializes in technology, media, social enterprise, traditional industries and special purpose real estate. Current...
Naoki Yamada is the CEO and founder of Conyac. An entrepreneur by heart, Naoki has always had a heart for the technology side of things. Conyac was result of combing both of his passions. He realized his dream with the technical skillset he built over the years. He gained...
At age 5, Francois had his first interaction with computers, a mainframe from “l’école Militaire” in Paris, in front of the Eiffel tower. The mainframe was primarily used to search for information but also to play NIM(a mathematical strategy game) against the computer. Francois enjoyed crashing the logic behind the...
Richard Noctis is a graduate of the Joint Management and Global Entrepreneurship Program facilitated by the University of San Francisco, Fu Jen University and Instituto Quimic de Sarria. Richard is also an alumni of the Chinese Executive Leadership Academy in Pudong. Richard has a colorful background in various areas...
Edmund Ser is a Malaysian fashion designer and businessman based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He is best known for his designer brand, EDMUND SER of Malaysia that specialises in jackets and career apparel. The numerous roles that he has played in the Malaysian fashion industry are limitless and to...