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September 16-18th, 2014 at Tokyo Int'l ForumExhibition 9.17-18 / Conference 9.16-18

KeynoteUpdated 7/25/2014

Lisa Utzschneider
  • Lisa Utzschneider
  • Vice President of Global Advertising Sales
  • Amazon Media Group LLC

Lisa Utzschneider leads Amazon's display advertising efforts as Vice President of Global Advertising Sales. Lisa joined Amazon.com in September 2008, assuming ad sales and operations responsibilities for a range of Amazon owned and operated websites, including Amazon, IMDB and DPReview. In this role, Lisa leads the product development and sales strategies for advertising solutions across the Amazon portfolio. Prior to Amazon, Lisa spent 10 years at Microsoft leading a variety of advertising initiatives in product development, sales strategy, and online industry standards capacities. Her most recent position at Microsoft was General Manager of Sales and Account Services Group. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bates College and a Master of Public Administration degree from New York University.

Ajaz Ahmed
  • Ajaz Ahmed
  • CEO&Founder
  • AKQA

Ajaz founded AKQA when he was 21 years old to help organisations create the future. Today, AKQA employs 1,600 people is the world's most awarded digital agency. Clients include Nike, Google, Audi and Red Bull. A recognised pioneer and innovator, Ajaz co-authored Velocity, the No. 1 best-selling book alongside Nike's head of digital sport Stefan Olander. Velocity has been translated into five languages and features an introduction by Sir Richard Branson. All Ajaz's proceeds from Velocity are donated to youth homeless, education, global healthcare and environment causes.

Brian O'Kelley
  • Brian O'Kelley
  • CEO&CO-FOUNDER
  • AppNexus

As CEO of AppNexus, the world leader in real-time advertising technology, Brian and his team are building the company to be the lynchpin of the display advertising industry, offering a highly scalable ad technology platform upon which other companies build their advertising businesses.
Widely considered a visionary in online advertising, Brian O'Kelley created the first successful ad exchange as CTO of Right Media before co-founding AppNexus.

Melissa Barnes
  • Melissa Barnes
  • Head of Global Brands
  • Twitter Inc.

As Twitter's influence grows around the world so too does the marketing opportunity for global brands. In her leadership role Melissa is focused on accelerating the success of Twitter's top global partners through her work with C-level executives and their global teams. Her goal: drive measurable business results through more robust activations at the market level, as well as scaled worldwide.
 
Previously Melissa was a senior vice president at Fleishman-Hillard, where she lead the consumer digital team and helped companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, BMW, Tommy Hilfiger, Hyatt and others cut their teeth in social business planning. She has deep experience in developing long-term strategy, content and community management models and managing crises within social media.

Brian Wong
  • Brian Wong
  • CEO
  • KIIP

Brian Wong is the co-founder and CEO of Kiip (pronounced "keep"), a category-creating mobile rewards network that delivers rewards for achievements in apps and games. Named one of the world's 50 Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company, Kiip has raised $15.4 million in funding to date from Relay Ventures, Interpublic Group, Hummer Winblad, True Ventures, Digital Garage, American Express Ventures and others.

After skipping four K-12 grades, Brian received his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia at age 18, and shortly after became one of the youngest people to ever receive venture capital funding.

He has been recognized with many awards for his accomplishments and leadership, including: Forbes' 30 Under 30 in 2011, 2012 and 2013; Business Insider's Top 25 Under 25 in Silicon Valley, 30 Under 30 in Advertising and 18 Most Important People in Mobile Advertising; and the Top 20 Under 20 awards for all of Canada.

Session SpeakersUpdated 7/25/2014

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  • Masahiro Ajisawa
  • Twitter Japan
  • Director
4
Masahiro Ajisawa is Sales Director, Twitter Japan, from April 2012. Masahiro is responsible for sales and sales marketing at Twitter Japan. Prior to joining Twitter, Masahiro was Country Sales Director, Advertising & Online Division, Microsoft Japan. He oversaw PC and Mobile display advertising business for Microsoft Japan including Microsoft owned and operated media such as MSN, Windows Live, Xbox Live and Skype as well as ad network, Microsoft Media Network. He joined Microsoft Japan as Director, Ad Network business division, in 2008. Before joining Microsoft, Ajisawa spent 8 years at Ogilvy & Mather Japan. He was most recently Business Director and Group Account Director. Ajisawa oversaw Brand Strategy Development and Integrated Marketing Communication management on Japanese and International blue chip clients. Ajisawa holds an M.B.A from University of Western Australia.

  • Nobuyuki Akashi
  • FreakOut Inc.
  • CTO
1
Joining Yahoo! JAPAN in 2000, and introduced some technology from Yahoo!Inc. such as Display Ads, Mail Marketing, Behavior targeting and Video Ads. After he contributed to acquire Brainer.jp and Overture Japan, oversees to develop Sponsored Search, and Interest Match Project which is predecessor of YDN(Yahoo Display Network). He served CTO at 2009, then served Technical Director at 2012 to oversees monetization and big-data infrastructure for Bakusoku Yahoo! JAPAN. He became as CTO at FreakOut inc., at Jan.2014. He is commited to expanding Japanese Digital Ad Market using Ad Technology.

  • Yuichi Arizono
  • ATARA, LLC
  • COO
3
Yuichi joined ATARA in 2010 and is responsible for providing DMP implementation and attribution management consulting to major
advertisers and ad agencies in Japan.

Prior to joining ATARA, Yuichi worked for Overture(2004-2007) where he was responsible for account management to major ad agencies and major
advertisers.

At Google Inc., (2007-2009), Yuichi held management positions in Advertiser Development Team and Sales Strategy and Planning Team where
he was primarily involved in planning and implementation of marketing strategies to advertisers and ad agencies.

  • Masayoshi Boku
  • Bascule Inc.
  • C.E.O.
5
Found Bascule in 2000 as his creative base, where interactive contents always launch to entertain numerous people, transcending language and/or generation boundaries. Having directed/created digital promotions for: Unilever, Nike, Pokemon, Microsoft, Toyota, Coca-Cola and many others. Works have received various International/domestic ad awards: Cannes, Clio, One Show, D&AD, NYADC, Webby, ADFEST, TIAA, Japan Media Arts Festival and etc..Since his early days in the ad industry, he has always been an active player and stayed in the center of the field to produce something “new”. Although realizing his own age (mid-40s) makes him a little uneasy, he never stopped challenging, and strives to provide society with significant impacts through his creation. Recent interest/focus is: TV x Social.

  • Ryoichi Egawa
  • Cxense Co., LTD.
  • President
1
As Senior Vice President, Ryoichi Egawa leads Cxense Japan. He is charged with building the company into the leading provider of online cloud-based monetization services in the market. Before joining Cxense, Egawa had more than 10 years of experience in leadership roles in the software industry. Most recently, Egawa was Director of Sales at FAST and, subsequently, in the Digital Marketing Platform Group at Microsoft. Before this he served as Sales Director in Autonomy and Field Alliance Manager in IBM Japan. Egawa also has experience in IT consulting in Oracle.

  • Takashi Enomoto
  • Facebook Japan
  • Global Marketing Solutions Client Partner
1
Worked at Recruit company Co., Ltd from 2007, Real estate division &business development division. Expert of Web consulting for various National clients of Human Resource industry and Real estate industry. I joined Facebook Global Marketing Solutions as a Client Partner from December, 2013.

  • Atsuo Fujimura
  • SmartNews, Inc.
  • Senior Vice President
1
Atsuo Fujimura, Senior Vice President of SmartNews, Inc.

  • Yasuto Fujita
  • Integrate Co., Ltd.
  • CEO
6
Yasuto Fujita is the CEO of IMC Marketing agency Integrate Co., Ltd. in Japan. Fujita began his career at Ajinomoto K.K., one of the leading Japanese food companies. Then established food ingredients manufacturer Xyrofin Far East Ltd. (now Danisco Japan) in 1992, and set up the introduction of Xylitol into Japan. In 2007, Fujita established IMC Marketing agency Integrate Co Ltd. in Japan. Fujita has been implementing the development of a new communication style by making use of two methods, the ”information creative” method, which develops neutral and objective information based on facts, and ”cross media planning”, which combines information transmission on several points of contact, from television media to small shops.

  • Naoya Fujiwara
  • Guthy-Renker Japan Co., Ltd.
  • Senior Manager
1
Joined Guthy-Renker Japan Co., Ltd. in April 2012, he was appointed Senior Digital Marketing Manager. Around the "proactiv" and promoted as head of E-commerce and digital marketing strategy of cosmetics brands whole of mineral foundation, such as hair care. Incorporating the digital marketing strategy at headquarters USA, from a global perspective, is changed to customers and Internet market in Japan, and continues to innovative approaches of own media, etc.. In private life, I'm teaching the youth of the local junior high school baseball and Shorinji-kempo(kung fu).

  • Ray Grieselhuber
  • Ginzamarkets, Inc
  • CEO & Founder
1

Will be speaking at

[D-1]
Content Marketing

Ray has been working in the search and digital marketing space for the past decade. His engineering background was first utilized as one of the original product creators at Covario, a search agency based in San Diego. After participating in Y Combinator in the Summer of 2010, he launched GinzaMetrics with the goal to help businesses create authentic interactions with their customers through SEO and content marketing. Ray has gone on to work with brands and agencies to increase their online findability both as a platform builder as well as an industry advisor and visionary. He has spoken at numerous industry events including ad:tech Tokyo, PR Summit, FOUND Conference SV, FOUND Conf NYC, DATA Conference, Media Finance Summit, LeadsCon NY August 2012, Under the Radar Conference and Y Combinator Ad Innovation Conference.

  • Yoichi Hanaoka
  • Ningen Inc.
  • President / Bokeru Director
1
Was born in Osaka, Tennoji-ku, in 1981, grew up Tsuruhashi.
Incorporated team that had been working for 10 years in 2010 to "Ningen", founded the "Ningen Inc.".
I was created by the many works as a company to do the stupid.

  • Koichi Hanyu
  • SHISEIDO CO., LTD.
  • Senior Manager
1
Koichi Hanyu leads the Media Strategy Building as a senior manager of Strategic Communication Department, SHISEIDO Co., Ltd. since April 2014.

  • Hideki Hasegawa
  • TOKYU HANDS INC
  • Exective Officer, Omni Channel
2

Will be speaking at

[C-3]
Omni-Channel

He joined Accenture Japan in1994 and had been involved in various business restructuring projects such as cost reduction and marketing strategy for retail industry both inside and outside the country. Since he joined TOKYU HANDS INC. in 2008, he has been leading IT, SCM, eCommerce and Omnichannel while he promotes social media such as Twitter, Facebook and Korekamo-net for his digital marketing business. In 2013, he found HANDS LAB INC. and became CEO of the company.

  • Qz Hashimoto
  • Adap.tv Japan
  • Managing Director
1
Hisashige "Qz" Hashimoto joined AOL Online Japan Ltd. as managing director of Adap.tv Japan last September for online video ad market launch in Japan. He had been leading Brightcove's operations in Japan and drive overall customer acquisition efforts targeted at Japanese media companies and marketers since 2008. He run Paygent, JV of DeNA and MUFG, for two years as president and CEO. Prior to Paygent, Qz worked in three different senior management positions for Macromedia KK, helping lead the Education Sales, Channel Marketing, and Platform Product Marketing divisions. Before Macromedia KK, Qz had engaged in various IT businesses over 14 years with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. including 3 years in Mitsui France.

  • Yuji Hayashi
  • NIFTY Corporation
  • CreativePlanner
1
Daily Portal Z webmaster. I've been developing website "Tokyo toilet map" and the "Shinuka to omotta (I thought to die)" from 1996. Then, becomes "Daily Portal Z" web master in 2002, and produced a content of 500 or more up to the present. The theme is comedy any site. It became the topic "When Perry brought a proposal in PowerPoint" and "enter the life insurance pigeons chose" among others. The success that we reflected on Google Street view by wearing a pigeon mask in 2013. It becomes a hot topic in the overseas sites. I gave the false impression abroad and there are pigeons human in Japan. I wrote the books such as "business sho" and "Shinuka to omotta". "Shinuka to omotta" exceed 1,500,000 copies of totals. The favorite food is scallop and sausage.

  • Kojiro Henmi
  • Kitamura Co., Ltd.
  • Cooporate Officer E-commerce division maneger
1

Will be speaking at

[C-3]
Omni-Channel

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  • Brandon Hill
  • btrax
  • CEO
1
Founder and CEO of San Francisco based Creative Agency, btrax, Inc. Notable contributions include: - Design Mentor to Startup Weekend - Contributor to TechCrunch Japan - Guest Speaker at UC Berkeley Asia Business Conference - Guest Speaker at Social Media Week Tokyo - Guest Speaker at 500Startups Japan Day Founder and CEO of San Francisco based Creative Agency, btrax, Inc. btrax specializes in helping global brands serve in the US and Asian market by providing branding and marketing services including Strategy & Consulting, Cross-Cultural Branding, and Intergraded Marketing. Some of its major clients are Expedia, SONY, Toys R’ Us, Kikkoman, Bandai, Dentsu, and DAC. Brandon is active in the digital marketing field for over ten years. His notable contributions include: - Guest Speaker at Social Media Week Tokyo (Twice) - Keynote Speaker at SF Japan Night (6 times) - Design Mentor to Startup Weekend - Guest writer to Nikkei - Contributor to TechCrunch Japan - Guest Speaker at UC Berkeley Asia Business Conference - Guest Speaker at 500Startups Japan Day Also, his writing on company blog http://blog.btrax.com receives a great amount of attention both from the US and Asia.

  • Shusaku Hirota
  • Dentsu Inc.
  • Communication Designer
3
Shusaku Hirota has been in the trenches of social media marketing in Japan and heard all the war stories from the front; now you can benefit from his experience to learn the keys to victory in designing marketing communications for today's fast-changing media battlefield.

  • Mitsuru Homma
  • Kao Corporation
  • Director, Digital Trade
5
I joined the Kao Corporation in 1992, where I worked in the company’s laboratory until 1996. In my position at the lab, I was engaged in numerical simulation on a Unix machine and a Cray supercomputer. In addition, during the course of my service as a machine administrator, I encountered a field of Web servers and become a pioneer who set up the first Web server in the Kao Corporation. I left the laboratory in 1997 in order to get more involved in Web businesses, and in 1999, I established a division of Kao dedicated to Web businesses. Currently I serve as a leader of a Web communication technical group, in charge of Kao’s production site. I am also responsible for the planning and proposal of new Web communications programs, as well as deployment of these to overseas locations. I graduated of Hokkaido University (Master of Mathematics) and am a member of the Mathematical Society of Japan. The Chair Man of Japan Web Advertising Bureau. Guest Professor of Graduate School of Mathematical Science, The University Of Tokyo

  • Tetsuya Honda
  • BlueCurrent Japan Inc.
  • Managing Director/ CEO
2
Tetsuya Honda joined Fleishman Hillard Japan Inc. in 1999 and had been vice president since 2004.
Along with the launch of BlueCurrent Japan Inc., he has assumed the role of Managing Director.
Focusing on pharmaceutical, general merchandise, and entertainment firms, he has carried out successful planning, consulting, and influencer marketing programs.
In addition, he is the strategic partnership promotional leader between P&G and Blue Current Japan, and account leader of more than 10 brands of P&G.

Mr. Honda is the author of several books, and his third book “Strategic PR” published in January 2009 became a bestseller. In 2012, he published “Social Influence” which leads the thought on the importance of the PR centric core idea development and the integration of total communications based on the core idea among PR, social media, owned media and conventional advertising/sales promotional activities to create next gen communications.

  • Yuzuru Honda
  • FreakOut Inc.
  • Founder and CEO
4
Yuzuru Honda, a serial entrepreneur experienced both M&A and IPO in ad technology business, has always played the leading role in burgeoning RTB market from the dawn of ad technology business. His first contents matching ads company “Brainer” was established in Sep. 2005 and sold to Yahoo!Japan in Apr. 2008 in accordance with setting up project on interest matching ads, which is predecessor of YDN (Yahoo Display Network). His second ad technology company “FreakOut” was established in Oct. 2010, and impacted Japanese digital advertise market introducing first-ever DSP system corresponding Real-Time Bidding(RTB) in Japan. FreakOut has been eyeing and challenging the global advertising market from the early stage, and after only 3 years and half, it became the first specializing in ad technology company got listed on the Mothers market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Jun. 2014.

  • Monika Hori
  • LinkedIn
  • Regional Account Director North Asia
1

Will be speaking at

[D-1]
Content Marketing

Monika is a cross border marketing specialist helping global brands to reach and target consumers (audiences) worldwide. Since February 2013, she is leading LinkedIn Marketing Solution initiatives for Japan.

With over 17 years of marketing and sales for both media and global corporation. Monika work experience range from development and localization of consumer products to traditional and social media advertising.

Prior to her role at LinkedIn, she worked for the Wall Street Journal, where she was instrumental in developing various content marketing projects for advertisers. Monika started her career in North America where she worked for the Latin America Division for a multinational consumer electronics firm developing local product, manuals and communication strategies for the region.

Currently base in HK and looking after the Finance, Luxury, Government and Japan Market.

  • Takafumi Horie
  • SNS Inc.
  • Founder
1

Will be speaking at

[A-1]
VR/AR technologies

Takafumi Horie (born October 29, 1972) is a Japanese entrepreneur who founded Livedoor, a website design operation that grew into a popular internet portal.

  • Kaname Hoshiba
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken Japan Ltd.
  • General Manager
3
After working for Consumers Business Department in the trading company,was seconded to a subsidiary of major CVS in 2002 and launched its credit/redemptioncard business. In 2009 was seconded to KFC Japan, and since Apr. 2013 has beenin charge of the strategic planning of digital marketing and facilitation/planning ofowned media, social media, etc.

  • Takahiro Iizuka
  • Hakuhodo DY media parters
  • EXCUTIVE MANAGER
1

  • Noriyuki Ikeda
  • Tribal Media House, Inc.
  • CEO / Manageing Director
4
He had experience of working at marketing company, business consulting firm, marketing consultant. He is a director of word of mouth research institute of web marketing company, also president of viral marketing company. And currently the president of tribal media house, Inc. He is a lecture of Sendenkaig, Japan Marketing Association (JMA), and Japanese Advertisers Association Inc. (JAA). An author of “The Next Generation of Co-Creation Marketing” (Publisher: SB creative), “Social Influence”, “KIZUNA Marketing” (Publisher: ASCII MEDIA WORKS), “Social Media Marketer Misaki” “Social Media White Paper 2012”,”Facebook Marketing Strategy” (Publisher: SHOEISHA), “Facebook Impact” (Publisher: Sendenkaigi ), and etc…

  • Yoshihide Ikeda
  • Video Research Ltd.
  • GeneralManager
1
I am a General Manager of Interactive Business Strategy Building Department in Video Research Ltd.My mission is to give the value of the online advertisement especially branding ad. Does everybody not feel the question in the current online advertising market? Does the person who is in this market not feel the need to redefine the cognitive effect ? I hit this working, thought on advertiser, advertising agency, media company and want to originally perform a hot discussion about the Blanding effect of the reservation type advertisement that there should be.

  • Shinsuke Ikegami
  • Recruit Lifestyle Co., Ltd
  • Head of Product
1
Shinsuke Ikegami was born in Hyogo in 1977.He joined Recruit in 2007. He is Head of product at HotPepper Beauty (Japan's #1 online beauty salon booking site).He is responsible for marketing and developing the product.

  • Motoko Imada
  • Infobahn Inc.
  • CEO
4
Motoko Imada Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Mediagene, the digital media company Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Office at Infobahn, the digital communication agency. Publisher of GIZMODO Japan, Lifehacker Japan, Kotaku Japan, cafeglobe, MYLOHAS, glitty, Tabroid, and roomie 1991-1998 Dohosha Publishing Inc. Involved in licensed magazines and hard-cover book publishing business, also launched the first part-work publication in Japan. In 1994, launched “WIRED Japan,” the localized version of WIRED, and became its business director. 1998-2009 Infobahn, Inc. Co-founded the digital communication agency called “Infobahn” and became the Co-CEO. Infobahn expanded its business opportunities in content marketing solution; such as planning/consulting/producing of owned, earned, and paid media. 2008 - Mediagene, Inc. Based on experiences of media business, Motoko founded the digital media company called “Mediagene” and became CEO. Mediagene runs blog media such as: “GIZMODO Japan,” “lifehacker ” and “kotaku Japan”, and runs female lifestyle media such as “cafeglobe”, “MYLOHAS” and “glitty”. Those are popular and rapidly-growing online publication. Award l Web Grand Prix Japan 2013 Prize for Web Person SPEAKER l Speaker of ad:tech Tokyo 2011 l Speaker of ad:tech Tokyo 2012 l Moderator of ad:tech Tokyo 2013 Won the 3rd prize of most popular session. l Speaker of Publish Asia in Hong Kong 2014

  • Norio Imai
  • Google.inc
  • Google Analytics Premium Manager
1
As the head of Google Analytics Premium, which is a platoform to support advertisers' marketing ROI improvement, Norio manages eastern Asian market and promote how to leverage Google Analytics Premium to improve marketing ROI.

  • Daisuke Inoue
  • Unilever Japan Customer Marketing K.K
  • Manager e-Commerce
2
Daisuke Inoue is a Tokyo based digital marketer. He started his career as a digital marketer at Yahoo! Japan as a producer of Yahoo! Auction that was the largest online auction service in Japan. Then he moved to Air New Zealand as the online manager Japan/Korea to look after its direct sales channel. After achieving unprecedented success in the firm, he has moved to Unilever to look after its e-Commerce business in Japan.

  • Shinya Inoue
  • Adobe Systems Co., Ltd.
  • Digital Marketing Specialist
3
Shinya Inoue is responsible for Digital Marketing of Adobe Japan. By leveraging own Adobe's Digital Marketing Solution (Adobe Marketing Cloud), he lead Digital Marketing of all products/solutions in Strategy, Planning, Execution, Tracking, Analysis and Testing with local multi brands, functions, global HQ and senior management. -2004 University of Osaka Graduate School 2004-2008 Procter & Gamble Japan K.K., Interactive Marketing Manager 2008-2010 Eli Lilly Japan K.K., Senior Associate of e-Business

  • Fujiyo Ishiguro
  • Netyear Group Corporation
  • President & CEO
6

Will be speaking at

[C-3]
Omni-Channel

After working at Brother Industries, Ltd. and Swarovski Japan, Ms. Ishiguro founded a high-tech specialty consulting firm in Silicon Valley and advised clients such as Yahoo!, Netscape, Panasonic, and Sony on US-Japan alliances and technology transfers. She devises comprehensive digital marketing solutions for corporate clients that resolve fundamental business issues. The company was listed on the Mothers section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2008. Number of Employee (Consolidated) is 309 .Consolidated Sales is 5,352 Millions of yen. (Fiscal year ended March 31, 2014) Ms. Ishiguro graduated the School of Economics at Nagoya University and received an MBA from Stanford University. She had been a member of Cabinet Office “The future to choose” Committee.

  • Mitsuhisa Ishii
  • Yahoo Japan Corporation
  • Vice President, Head of Data Business Unit, Marketing Solutions Company
1
Have over 10 years internet advertising experience, especially in mobile space(Product Marketing). Now leading the data business to provide efficient and effective marketing solutions to the marketers, and provide comfortable one to one message to the users.

  • Tatsuo Ishii
  • Kao Corporation
  • Vice President, Web communication Planning
3

Will be speaking at

[A-8]
Smartphone Brnading

kao Corporation is a representative company of consumer package goods in Japan, and it has top share in many categories.
kao have various challenges about the web communication and measurement, and their recent activity, the notable thing is the inflection of brand community and social media and mobile marketing.
Tatsuo Ishii is Vice President of Web communication Planning of Kao Corporation.
He worked as a brand manager in a marketing section for 14 years.
In the marketing section, he was a product manager of "Biore" of the global brand of Kao, and has been a brand manager of female products "Laurier" and baby diaper "Merries".
In addition, he was a leader of the brand development of "ASIENCE" which is famous as a success example of the Japanese hair care brand.

  • Hiromitsu Ishimori
  • Adinnovation Inc.
  • CEO
2

  • Ko Ishiyama
  • Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • Head of Lab, Media Technology Lab
1
Ko Ishiyama is a Head of Lab, Media Technology Lab at Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. His research focuses upon design of relation between humans, digital information, and the social environment. 10 years experience in computer simulation and online marketing. Expert in agent based simulation, search engine marketing and social media marketing. Experienced professional in corporate digital strategy.

  • Katsura Ito
  • Microsoft Japan Co.,Ltd.
  • GM Developer Experience and Evangelism
4

Will be speaking at

[C-6]
Globalization

20 years plus experience of Marketing in IT Industry across BtoB, BtoC and Developer. Trying to figure out how Japanese company/organization can leverage its uniqueness among global economy. Worked for IBM Japan, Adobe Systems and now for Microsoft Japan, mostly dealing software business, with the core of engineering and marketing. In current role, leading Microsoft’s developer evangelism activities.

  • Shinichi Iwata
  • LIFENET INSURANCE COMPANY
  • Marketing Dept. Deputy General Manager
2
As the Deputy Director of the Marketing Department at Lifenet Insurance Company, Iwata is responsible for strategic planning and operation of advertising in the marketing department, PR, web promotion. Before joining Lifenet, Iwata was initially with a television production company and was responsible for the planning and production of publications, games, promotional goods, and events based on various television programs. He additionally directed various campaign sites for a mobile content provider, was involved in brand promotion at a planning company, and was a consultant for an e-commerce site before his current position.

  • Nguyen Joe
  • ComScore
  • Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific
1
Joe Nguyen is the Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific at comScore, Inc. – a Global Internet Research Provider. He is responsible for sales and services of comScore products throughout the region. comScore reports on measurement of Internet usage for 13 Asia-Pacific countries and are rapidly increasing its footprint in Asia Pacific with people and products.



Joe has more than 15 years of sales experience in the Asia-Pacific region and is an active thought leader in the industry, regularly speaking at conferences and holding a seat on the Leadership Council of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Singapore. A veteran of the online analytics industry, Joe served as regional manager of Southeast Asia for Omniture and before that as director of global e-commerce with Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, growing online global sales by 50 percent. He also served as chief operating officer at Web development agency Open World. Before that, Joe was the director of technology at startup IAMASIA.com, an Internet audience measurement research firm focused on the Asia region.

Joe holds a BSE in Mechanical Engineering from Princeton University. He was born in Vietnam and emigrated to the United States after spending a year in a Malaysian refugee camp.

  • Koji Kage
  • S.T. Co.
2
MBA in Marketing at Drexel University. Worked for 20years at Food Manufacture Company as a marketer. Has been worked for 10years at S.T.CORPORATION, a manufacture of consumer products, as an executive advertisement officer. Won the prize of ACC CM festival Gold.

  • Kazuki Kamada
  • uuum Co., Ltd.
  • The President
1
Mr. Kazuki Kamada is the founding of uuum Co., Ltd. established in 2013, when he was going to be 30-year-old and met Hikakin. He entered listed company when he was 19-year-old. He appointed branch manager of mobile-phone shop directly by the president and he opened a store 100 a monthly in Softbank shop as a Telecom Service Co., Ltd. Including Shop Administration and Alliances, he had many experiences there. He was the representative of director of the EMOBILE distributor in 2011. After he has achieved lot of success, he was impressed with Mr. Taizo Son and got interested in the story about Venture business.

  • Yuki Kamiya
  • Skylark Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Marketing
1
As Skylark's director of marketing, Yuki Kamiya leads the improvements of marketing activities including menu development and promotion. He is also in charge of mobile marketing to enhance marketing capabilities in digital area. Prior joining Skylark, Kamiya led the strategy and analytics group at GREE, which is one of the largest mobile gaming company worldwide. Since joining the company in 2010, he has made critical contributions to many of GREE’s key strategy development including smartphone strategy and resulted in 100% sales growth in six months. He started his career as a management consultant at BCG and assisted fortune 500 companies particularly in FMCG and mobile area.

  • Hideya Kato
  • RightSegment, Inc. (CyberAgent, Inc. )
  • Director
1
A director and a product manager/engineer of RightSegment, Inc. (Data Management Platform) since Feb. 2014. Formerly contributed establishing AdTech STUDIO, a specialized development unit for Ad-Technology related products, as a product manager of Dynalyst (DSP, Re-targeting) and a senior manager of R&D Unit at AMoAd, Inc. (Ad Network for Smart Device). Also experienced a product engineer of CAMP (Marketing Measurement Platform) and a sales engineer of the agency unit.

  • Leo Kato
  • Ureru Net Advertising Inc.
  • President & CEO
4
Leo Koichi Kato is the best known "Digital Direct Marketer" in Japan. With over 15 years of performance marketing experience in global companies like Mitsubishi Corporation, Havas Worldwide Tokyo and ASATSU-DK, Leo has succeeded in implementing direct marketing principles into client's online advertising campaigns. Through his expertise in providing effective business solutions, Every single one of his client's were able to turn their online businesses into lucrative success stories, which earned him the nickname "The Magician". Leo is also known for his experience in speaking at various digital marketing events in Japan, as well as for his best-seller book "Internet Advertising to Sell". He was the first chairman of "Kyushu Internet Advertising Association". Leo was born in Brazil, and raised in the United States, and is now residing in Japan. Winner of the 10th Web Creation Award. Voted as the "No.1 Speaker" of ad:tech tokyo 2012 & ad:tech Kyushu 2013!!!

  • Tom Kawada
  • AR3Bros.
  • Eldest Son
2
I like ahotech better than adtech.

  • Shinichiro Kawakami
  • Graduate School of Management, GLOBIS University
  • Associate Professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship
2
Shinichiro Kawakami is Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Management, Globis University. He received a BA from Economics Dept. of Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, and successfully completed IFDP in IESE Business School, Navarra University in Barcelona, Spain. He started his career as a staff editor of 'Nikkei Business' magazine, the most popular business weekly in Japan. He was also involved the successful launch of 'Nikkei Business Express', the first membership online magazine in Japan. After joining Globis as a faculty of Marketing, he has not only written many business cases in marketing and entrepreneurship, but also teaches consumer behavior, branding, and internet business strategy for both Globis University and corporate training programs in Japanese companies. He is recognized as one of the best writer of cases in terms of both case numbers and quality.

  • Fuse Kazuki
  • Sizmek Technologies K.K.
  • Country Manager Japan
1
Country Manager Japan

  • Shinji Kimura
  • Gunosy Inc.
  • Co-CEO
1

Will be speaking at

[A-4]
News App

Shinji is an experienced entrepreneur. He was the founder and CEO of Atlantis, one of Japan's biggest mobile advertising networks, which was acquired by GREE Inc. in 2011. Before that, Shinji was a board member of Sirius Technology Inc. He started his career as a consultant at Incubator Inc. He graduated from The University of Tokyo with a major in physics.

  • Kenichi Kiyono
  • platform ID inc
  • Representative Director /President coo
2
Platform ID is one of the most cutting-eddge degital company in japan
we established in 2011 as a joint venture between opt & ccc
We are a data-holding firms of the country's largest

  • Jiro Kobayashi
  • ReachLocal Japan Services G.K.
  • Managing Director
1
Jiro Kobayashi joined ReachLocal Japan as a Managing Director in May 2014. Prior to joining ReachLocal, he was the Executive Director of Dell Japan heading the Consumer and Small & Medium business division. Within his 10 years at Dell, he has been in charge of Dell’s eBusiness division as well as Marketing Communication division. Through his experience at Dell, he strongly believes in the importance of direct response marketing tracking and ROI maximization of the marketing spend. Being an entrepreneur once himself and dedicating most of his career in doing business with Japanese SMBs, his feels his mission is in helping Japan’s small and local businesses to growth through effective demand generation. He holds Bachelor of International Business from Aoyama Gakuin University and a Master of Business Administration from Hitotsubashi University.

  • Hirotada Kondo
  • Google Japan Inc.
  • Head of Agency
2
Mr. Kondo has been involved in the field of internet advertisement businesses in Japan for 14 years including the years of his careers he had built before joining Google making a contribution to that field, especially display advertisements, through internal/external activities. Since joining Google, he has been in charge of commanding the business activities for display advertisements on Google display network and he currently leads the activities for the agencies of Hakuhodo group. He was awarded the Web Person Prize by Web Advertising Bureau, Japan Advertisers Association in 2007 and acted as a member of the editorial committee of Internet Advertisement White Paper 2010.

  • Yoshihito Kondoh
  • XVI Inc.
  • CEO
1

Will be speaking at

[A-1]
VR/AR technologies

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  • Keisuke Konishi
  • Dentsu Inc.
  • Consulting Director
4
Mr. Konishi has over 15 years of experience in brand and marketing strategy consulting and has lead Branding Services of Dentsu group. His experience across a variety of industries. Over 10 years working with David A Aaker, world-famous Brand Guru and Vice Chairman of Prophet, he helped many global companies develop and execute brand strategy, Mr. Konishi is a frequent speaker on brand and social media strategy related topics, and his latest book ” Creating the Brand Community-let customer connect, speak,co-create" shows the next generation's strategy of "branding", building a community/service platform in the digital age.

  • Shunsuke Konno
  • IREP Co., Ltd.
  • President/CEO
2
Shunsuke is the first and only thought leader in the Japanese SEM world and leads IREP, the No.1 Performance-based Digital Agency in Japan.

  • Tomohiko Kubota
  • AMPLIA Corporation
  • Founder & CEO
2

Will be speaking at

[C-6]
Globalization

Tomohiko Kubota is a Marketing Officer of GCA Savvian Corporation. Has been responsible for M&A advisory services with special expertise in the digital media space, both in Japan and in the U.S. Recent milestone transactions in digital media include: Nippon TV's acquisitoin of Hulu's Japan business, Hakuhodo's strategic capital and business alliance with overseas enterprise, NTT DOCOMO's acquisition of MAGASEEK, Gree's cash acquisition of Funzio; DeNA's stock acquisition of ngmoco; sale of Innovation Interactive to Dentsu; Dentsu's buyout of joint ventures in India; sale of Six Apart - the Japanese arm of SAY Media - to Infocom Corporation. Advises both established media and digital technology companies especially in the US and Japan. He is a recognized expert in the internet and digital media sectors and is a popular speaker at industry conferences. Prior to GCA Savvian; Tomo was in new business development and corporate strategy at Sony Corporation; and the M&A group at UBS.

  • Tomoaki Kudo
  • Geniee, Inc.
  • Chief Executive Officer
1
Kudo is the CEO of Geniee inc, is the largest SSP(Supply Side Platform) in South East Asia.

  • Mukundu Kumaran
  • C1X Inc.
  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer
1
Mukundu Kumaran is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of C1X, a newly formed and rapidly developing data-driven programmatic direct platform startup.
With deep knowledge and expertise in large-scaled advertising technology platforms since his days as Director of Engineering at Yahoo! as well as abundant experience in the advertising ecosystem as the co-founder of advertising technology startups and advisor to advertising agencies and technology vendors, Kumaran has been a driver of innovation in
the advertising ecosystem and enterprise software industry for more than 20 years.



At C1X, Mukundu endeavors to build a sophisticated programmatic direct platform that combines the transparency and reliability of direct sales and the efficiency and effectiveness of programmatic media buying to create a truly harmonious class one advertising ecosystem.

  • Hironao Kunimitsu
  • gumi Inc.
  • Founder and CEO
1

Will be speaking at

[C-6]
Globalization

Hironao Kunimitsu was born in Hyogo, Japan. After graduating from Okayama High School he spent several years traveling around the world. He visited over 30 countries including the US, China, India, Canada, and others in Central and South America. In 1996 he entered Fudan University in China, and then later went on to study at Santa Monica College in the US. In 2004 he entered Atmovie Inc. where he produced movies and TV Dramas, and was appointed company director in the same year. In 2007 he founded gumi Inc. becoming its CEO, a position he still holds today.

  • Kazuya Kusumoto
  • DENTSU INC.
  • Senior Planning Director Media Marketing Office MC Planning Division
1

  • Keisuke Kuzumi
  • DAIKO KYUSHU ADVERTISING INC.
  • Deputy Division Manager Solution Generation Div. Managing Supervisor Creative Planning Dept.
2
Since 2002, he has been deeply engaged in creative fields that includes web&marketing.
He now oversees Solution Generation Div. and Creative Planning Dep. in Daiko Kyushu Inc.

  • Kuniyoshi Mabuchi
  • OgilvyOne Japan K.K.
  • Representative Director
3
Kuniyoshi is a pioneer in the digital space with over 12 years of top management experience in serving the world‘s best brands. He successfully established and operated one of Japan’s leading digital agencies from 1998 to 2009. As a result, he is highly sought after by major international and domestic agencies for his best knowledge on how to compete effectively in Japan. Examples of this specific expertise include the opening of the Japan office UK agency, Profero, as CEO in 2005, and also the establishing of the Japan office Omnicom‘s TribalDDB Tokyo in 2009. He joined Ogilvy Japan Group in 2012 as Director OgilvyOne and also heads Digital Lead of Ogilvy Japan Group. Supervising editor of japanese version of “Sexy Little Numbers.

  • Ken Machino
  • GLIDER associates, INC.
  • COO
1

Will be speaking at

[A-4]
News App

Mr. Machino had gotten inspired by international curation media in 2011, and co-founded GLIDER associates in 2012.
Since launching Antenna in the May of 2012, he has contributed in creating Antenna which has gotten 350+ million users within 2 years.
Prior to founding GLIDER associates, he joined Macromill in 2003 where he contributed in expanding international business and created a social application business. Prior to Macromill, he was a system consultant at Hewlett Packard.

  • Yosuke Maekawa
  • PubMatic KK
  • Country Manager
1
Yosuke Maekawa brings to PubMatic over ten years experience in the digital advertising industry in Japan. Prior to joining PubMatic, Yosuke led comScore Japan KK where he spent four years expanding its operations and increasing the brand awareness and customer portfolio. He joined comScore from Yahoo! Inc., from Overture Japan KK (later acquired by Yahoo! Japan) in 2005 and later transitioned to Yahoo! Inc.,’s APAC operation in 2007. During his time at Yahoo! Inc., Yosuke increased efficiencies and operations through working with major global ad agencies and brands.

  • Tadahiro Matsuda
  • SoftBank Mobile Corp.
  • Advertisement Business Dept. Director
1
I'm Tadahiro Matsuda, please call me "Aniki" meaning "brother" in Japanese language. I've been managed in responsible for Digital Advertising business since May 2010 at SoftBank Mobile. Although the period of the business experience was only 4 years then and I was so poor amateur at the field, I strived to strengthen our team relationship and stir up the new wind of the field, having much high aspirations in my heart. Moreover, we're still now striving and promoting our revolution of Digital Advertising business in order to implement our president's vision of 'No.1 in the world'. -------------- year / my career 2003 / launch on E-commerce business at SoftBank Mobile 2000 / start working at SoftBank Mobile 1997 / graduated at Kansai Gakuin Univ. 1975 / born at Kobe city in Hyogo pref

  • Katsuhito Mihashi
  • mana.bo Inc
  • Founder and CEO
1

Will be speaking at

[D-8]
edtech 2014

Born in 1987.

MS in mechanical engineering, Tokyo university.

Katsuhito started his career as a tutor at 16 by teaching his neighbor, who was 2 years older.

He has more than 7 yrs of experience in tutoring and this has been an inspiration for mana.bo, on-demand real-time tutoring service.

He himself wrote the codes and developed a prototype of mana.bo.

mana.bo Inc raised $380K from Cyber Agent Ventures in May 2013,
and has been in an official partnership with the largest Japanese educational company, Benesse Corporation in April 2014.

The company motto is
"Promoting happiness by redefining the way people learn" and the goal is to become the de facto standard service of Edtech domain.

  • Haruko Minagawa
  • TBWA\HAKUHODO Inc
  • Touchpoint Evangelist
1

Will be speaking at

[D-1]
Content Marketing

Haruko is the first Touchpoint Evangelist in TBWA HAKUHODO and Hakuhodo. She sought total communication planning starting from digging the target/social insight, selecting relevant touchpoints, setting measurement KPIs, to the actual reporting of ROI. In a time with new media channels emerging every minute, communication out-put channels have become more complex, and now she specializes on Touchpoint Management, overseeing the total communication strategy, hungrily seeking for new measurements, systems and touchpoints. With the knowledge of touchpoints and understanding their meanings, she is also in charge of aggregating various metrics and data, building the whole PDCA cycle. A generalist in traditional and emerging new media, also knowledgeable in technology.

  • Soichiro Minami
  • Bizreach, Inc.
  • Founder & CEO
1
Swimmy founded BizReach in 2009, a premier online professional networking service connecting career-driven Japanese professionals and talent seeking employers. LUXA, a discovery e-commerce site empowering consumers in finding unique curated products, and RegionUP, an APAC version of BizReach based out of Singapore was subsequently launched inside of BizReach in 2010 and 2012 respectively. The group now combines to employ over 300 staff representing 7 different nationalities. Previously, Swimmy was a founding member of the Rakuten Eagles, a Japanese professional baseball team, as well as being an investment banker at Morgan Stanley. He is a graduate of Tufts University. He was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2014.

  • Hajime Mitsutake
  • saga prefectural government
  • assistant director tourist&hospitality division
1
1990 saga prefectural government 1992 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1996 saga prefectural government 2014 tourist&hospitality division

  • Atsushi Miyamoto
  • CyberAgent, Inc.
  • director
1

Will be speaking at

[B-5]
display ad optimization

  • Masayasu Morita
  • hitomedia, inc.
  • Founder & CEO
2

Will be speaking at

[D-8]
edtech 2014

the Founder and CEO of Hitomedia, an online multimedia company focused on the educational innovation in Asia. He was also an Executive Director of ALC Press, a leading provider of English language learning content in Japan. He has a Masters in Education from Harvard and a Masters in Philosophy from the University of Cambridge.

  • George Moro
  • HAKUHODO INC.
  • Executive Manager
1
At Activation Division in HAKUHODO INC., we look at problems that companies have experiences in various areas, and solve them by utilizing social media and digital technology. Our strong and main areas are “Integrated planning from a mass media to a store front without any barriers”, “Strategy of digital owned media”, “Creative works by utilizing digital technology”, and some others. Our works won various awards such as “Cannes 2012”, “Ad Festival 2012”, “JPM”, and other advertising awards at home and abroad. Moreover, as a leader of “Social Media Marketing Center”, which is a transversal organization of HAKUHODO DY Group, I lead various kinds of planning with social media organizations, and providing research and develop services. At my previous position, I worked with developing with “SIPS”, which is the consumer behavior model at the era of Social Media, as one of important members at the lab called “Satonao Open Lab”.

  • Shinjiro Motomatsu
  • ASATSU-DK INC.
  • Chief Producer
1

Will be speaking at

[B-5]
display ad optimization

  • Akira Nagami
  • Starbucks Coffee Japan, Ltd.
  • Group Manager
1
Start his career from PR agency. To deepen his marketing knowledge and skill, he changed the job to freelance communication planner, then joined WEB consulting company after that. He finally joined Starbucks in 2006 as a "Starbucks Discoveries" (sell at CVS) communication manager. Now he's responsible for Starbucks digital marketing including web marketing, online services, SNS and Starbucks Card since 2008.

  • Daisuke Nakamura
  • PARTY
  • Technical Director/Planner
1

Will be speaking at

[A-8]
Smartphone Brnading

Daisuke Nakamura was born in Kumamoto, Japan. After working for IMG SRC inc, he joined PARTY, a creative lab in Tokyo, in April 2011. As a creative director, he has worked on digital, visual and service development projects beyond advertising and media. He has won many awards such as Cannes Lions, One Show, and Adfest. Recently he has worked on “Toyota: Backseat Driver”, “Sony: MAKE TV”, “androp: Bright Siren” “REGAME” and “OMOTE 3D SHASHINKAN”.

  • Gaku Nakamura
  • RareJob, Inc.
  • COO
1

Will be speaking at

[D-8]
edtech 2014

Gaku Nakamura graduated from The University of Tokyo with a master's degree of information science and technology in 2005. He worked for NTT DoCoMo as a researcher. In 2007, he and his high school classmate founded RareJob, an online English tutorial company. RareJob provides one-to-one English tutorial service to Japanese. RareJob has more than 3,800 tutors in the Philippines and provides more than 13,000 lesson a day. RareJob is the biggest online English tutorial company in Japan and was listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers on June 2014.

  • Masahide Nakamura
  • Allied Architects, Inc.
  • President and CEO
4
He founded Allied Architects Inc. in 2005. In November 2013, the company was listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange's Mothers market as a social marketing company specializing in supporting companies with marketing using social media. The company provides blog marketing services on a fan-based community named “Monipla” which has been implemented by over 3,000 companies. They have also been providing “Monipla” in Taiwan from 2012, and in Vietnam from early 2014. He started his career in 1997 with Sumitomo Corporation in the retail section and became a main force of creating collaborative venture business with an Italian coffee chain company, and has an experience in developing an alliance with foreign businesses. In 2000, he joined Golf Digest Online Inc. as one of the startup members and managed e-commerce section. He became the corporate officer of e-commerce, marketing and system section, when the company was listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers in 2004. Graduated Keio University, department of science and engineering in 1997.

  • Shikou Nakane
  • Kanebo Cosmetics Inc.
  • Assistant Manager
1
Planned and developed marketing support related systems using database and data warehouse (decision making support) systems. Planned and developed marketing support related systems using database and data warehouse (decision making support) systems. Work with the Data Systems, Creative/Content and Marketing departments to ensure timely site development.

  • Atsuyoshi Narumi
  • LINE Corp
1

  • Toshiyasu Nishii
  • warmth
  • CEO
4
Nishii had worked for some e-commerce companies for more 10 years. During the career, he launched a mobile EC bussines and worked on direct marketing. At the end of 2013, he became self-employed. Working as a e-commerce consultant for several majar e-commerce companies, he traveled abroad and return home in June 2014. he wote 3 books of travelogue based on his travel from 2001 to 2003. he became CEO of warmth Co., Ltd. and CMO of oisix Co., Ltd in July 2014.

  • Kyungsoo Oh
  • Creators Match Co.Ltd,.
  • President
1

Will be speaking at

[B-5]
display ad optimization

After the graduation of Digital Hollywood, Oh had worked as a graphic designer for a game production company and a video production company. And then, he had joined SoftBank Human Capital as a salesman. After experiencing a sales manager there, he started a business in 2006. Through the establishment of a web production company, in 2007, he was also established Creators Match Co., Ltd., that predicts the expansion of online advertising and specializes in the production of the banner・LP. He is the president and CEO of Creators Match Co., Ltd.

Since its inception, we have been produced more than 100,000 ad creatives in 7 years. Based on the track record of the nation's largest, Creators Match Co., Ltd. had released advertising production management platform, called "ADFlow" in 2011. Just in two years, AD Flow has succeeded in running platforms which 240 companies have introduced.

  • Naohiko Oikawa
  • Applied Predictive Technologies
  • Senior Vice President (Japan)
3
An executive of start-up firms and a management consultant. As an executive of start-up firms, took leadership in establishing Netyear Group as a Senior Vice President, Dentsu eMarketing One as a Partner, Dentsu Consulting as a Founder, President & CEO, and Applied Predictive Technologies' Japan Operation as a Senior Vice President, Japan. As a management consultant, has 25 years of experience in the field of growth strategy building and marketing management support for blue-chip corporations in various industries. Field: growth strategy, new business development, M&A, global expansion, marketing communications, customer relationship management, ROI optimization Industries: e-Business, telecommunication, high-tech, automobile, beverage, cosmetic, real estate, retail, media, education, tourism, bank, insurance, stockbrokerage pharmaceutical, local government

  • Noriaki Okada
  • SPARKJAPAN Co.,Ltd.
  • President&CEO
1

  • Koichi Okamoto
  • Omnibus co.,ltd.
  • Data@technology Div. Sales Manager
1
Worked at ERP Package Vendor Worked at Omnibus co.,ltd. from 2011

  • Yuichiro Okimoto
  • COOKPAD Inc
  • Retail Department-Executive Manager
2
Mr. Okimoto joined Cookpad Corporation in 2012, after working for Recruit for over 10 years. He is currently in charge of the Retail Department and his main project encompasses the development and launch of the O2O Daily Consumer Goods Service. From 2001 to 2012, he worked as a Creative Director and he also spent time in both New Business Development and Web Service Development at Recruit and its subsidiaries.

  • Takashi Okutani
  • Ryohin Keikaku Co., LTD.
  • General Manager, WEB Business Division
1
1997 Enter Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd. 1997-2000 working at MUJI store in Tokyo Japan 2000-2002 be seconded to trading company called Sanyei Detschland GmbH(cooperated trading company), mainly taking care of MUJI furniture product development in Europe 2003-2007 working at household division & joined to establish MUJI in-house design office, mainly taking care of the project called World MUJI, which making

  • Masahito Ota
  • NIPPON TELEVISION NETWORK CORPORATION
  • DIRECTOR CYBER BUSINESS STRATEGY
1

  • Yasufumi Sakai
  • Suntory Holdings Limited
  • General Manager, Digital Communication Department
4
1991: Joined Suntory Ltd. to work in systems development in the Information System Department. From 1997, started web work. Is currently in charge of the Suntory website in the Digital Communications Department the Suntory Holdings Public Relations Department. Has worked in companywide Internet infrastructure maintenance, mail magazine publication, mobile site operation, and recently work involving social media such as blogs, Twitter, mixi apps, and Facebook.

  • Norihiko Sasaki
  • UZABASE, Inc.
  • Managing Director & NewsPicks Editor-in-Chief
1

Will be speaking at

[A-4]
News App

Norihiko has over ten years experience in the media industry. Following a sabbatical, during which he graduated with a Master's degree from Stanford University, Norihiko became Editor-in-Chief of Toyo Keizai Online from November 2012 where he oversaw a publication with monthly page views in excess of 5.3 million. Norihiko had previously served Toyo Keizai first as a writer covering auto and IT sectors, and later as a member of the editorial team. He also has a BA in Policy Management from Keio University.

  • Yohei Sasaki
  • Facebook Japan
  • Partner Engineer, Platform
1
Working at Facebook Japan for partners to integrate their eco-system on top of Facebook and Instagram platform. Prior to Facebook, worked on application and cloud platform development and operation at an e-commerce service.

  • Yasuhiko Sasama
  • SHISEIDO CO.,LTD
  • General Manager,Digital Buisiness Planning Department
2
Yasuhiko Sasama has devoted himself to cosmetic business since 1988 in Shiseido, the leading company of Japanese cosmetic industry. His career started with brand marketing but when the company decided to execute structural business shift, he was picked up to be a staff for total business strategy planning. His team’s strategic proposal included Shiseido’s business domain expansion to web platform business. Then he established the proposed business in action in 2011, as the general manager. The business has been called Beauty and Co., a web platform collaborating with more than forty beauty and health top-runner companies to propose beautiful and healthy lifestyle to Japanese consumers. Following that, he is assigned to General Manager, Digital Business Planning Department in April 2014. As well as Beauty & Co, he helms “watashi+”, total beauty service via the Internet which offers solutions regarding customers’ beauty concern.

  • Yusuke Sato
  • FreakOut Inc.,
  • Chief Operating Officer
1
As FreakOut’s chief operating officer, Yusuke is responsible for FreakOut's daily business operations, as well as leading the company's sales strategy and product penetration. Yusuke is a board member of IGNIS LTD., mobile app developer and serves as an advisor to Engineers and producers. Prior to joining FreakOut, Yusuke was a sales engineer of Ads Product.

  • Tatsuki Serizawa
  • Mediagene.inc
  • Senior Manager
1
After graduation from a music school, he chose the web industry with his new position as a manager of E-commerce website for E-book. In 2007, Tatsuki joined the new company INFOBAHN which is a group company of his current one - Mediagene as a manager of the web media called MYLOHAS. Since then, he has produced new medias such as TABROID and roomie. Currently he is a member of Strategic Business Unit as a senior manager to develop new business of company's 8 medias.

  • Koichiro Shima
  • hakuhodo kettle
  • president
1
Koichiro Shima joined Hakuhodo in 1993 as a PR planner. During the rest of the 1990s he was an internet editor for corporate websites. In 2001 he was seconded to The Asahi Shimbun Company and launched the tabloid newspaper Seven. Since 2002, he has been planning and implementing integrated advertising campaigns. He was Editor in Chief of the Hakuhodo publication Kohkoku from 2002-2005. Then in 2006 he established and became CEO of Hakuhodo Kettle, a creative agency that goes beyond traditional advertising and communications. Koichiro is involved in media development .He runs online media and a culture magazine called Kettle. He loves movies directed by Yasujiro Ozu and Woody Allen and is known for his enthusiasm for Bourgogne wine and trivia.

  • Tetsuya Shimoda
  • BURG HAMBURG BURG INC.
  • CEO
1
Hello, My name is Tetsuya Shimoda. I'm the CEO of Burg Hamburg Burg. and YELLOW MONKEY.

  • Isao Shinozaki
  • D2C Inc.
  • Senior Director, Digital Solution Division
5

Will be speaking at

[A-8]
Smartphone Brnading

He engaged in launching D2C from year 2000. After experienced Sales, Media development, PR, and he led the solution business such as mobile site production and mobile campaigns in Marketing Division. Also managed all development for smartphone ads with NTT DOCOMO as Senior Director of DOCOMO Media Business. Currently managing Digital Solutions Division and also President of D2C Solutions, subsidiary of D2C. Worked in NTT AD and was the core member to launch the DoubleClick in 1997 and engaged in advertisement product development for search engine "goo". Back to NTT AD in 1999, he was in charge of internet business development. In order to theorize the mobile marketing, he also started “the study of mobile marketing” with Japan Marketing Association to draw up a framework which can be used flexibly in different situations. Additionally, he has wide range of experiences for speaking at major conferences and his own several publishing.

  • Tetsuya Shintani
  • The Trade Desk, Inc.
  • Country Manager, Japan
1
Tetsuya Shintani is Country Manager, Japan, from July 2014.Tetsuya is responsible for sales and support Japanese major agencies. he has been contributing to digital marketing field for almost 15 years. Prior joining The Trade Desk, Inc. He was responsible for Media Planning and Ad technology at Dentsu.

  • Tetsuhito Soyama
  • CyberAgent, Inc.
  • Board Director, Human Resources Officer
1
Born in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture in 1974. Graduated from Sophia University with a degree in English Literature. Joined Isetan in 1998, and was assigned to menswear, also participating in the launch of the e-commerce website. Joined Cyber Agent in 1999, which then had 20 employees. Entered the company as the Internet advertising sales agent, later becoming director of the Sales Department. Became head of Human Resources HQ with the establishment of Human Resources HQ in 2005, and joined the board of directors in 2008. Publications include "Creative Human Resources" and "The Ultimate Followership"

  • Kazuhiro Suda
  • HAKUHODO INC.
  • Creative Director
3
Joined Hakuhodo Inc. in 1990.
An alumnus of the Department of Graphic Design at Tama Art University, Suda was a founding member of Hakuhodo's Interactive Creative Department in 2005.
A creative director able to oversee all print advertising, TV commercials and Web advertising, Suda currently carries out media neutral creative planning in the Interactive Creative Dept.
●Book: ”Ads for use”
●Major awards
Tokyo Interactive Ad Awards Grand Prix (2009)/
Mobile Advertising Awards (2007)/
New York Festivals (2007)/
Tokyo Copywriters Club Newcomer Award (2000)/
Grand Prix Film Lion, Cannes Lions Advertising Festival (1993)
PFF (Pia Film Festival) Awards (1985)

  • Shin Suda
  • Facebook
  • Marketing Director
2

Will be speaking at

[A-8]
Smartphone Brnading

Born in Osaka Japan in 1967. Graduated from Waseda University majoring political science in 1992. Worked at Hakuhodo from 1992 to 1999 as an agency creative. Won many prestigious ad awads such as ACC Award, Nikkei Ad Award, and Most Beneficial Ads for the Consumer Award. In 1998, represented Japan as the copywriter for team Japan at the Cannes Young Creative Competition. Worked for Yahoo! Japan from 2000 to 2001. Acted as the original Y! Chat MC and hosted many live chat events like “The internet town hall meeting with Yukio Hatoyama”. Worked for CyberAgent from 2002 to 2012. Completely redesigned its corporate image and brand to now famous Ameba. The CyberAgent/Ameba won the Good Design Award in 2008. Wrote weekly column on Nikkei Business Online. Joined Facebook in April 2014. Have written books such as “Let’s talk next generation ad” “The next generation ad technology” and “The tiime for blog”.

  • Kenji Sudo
  • KAIZEN platform Inc.
  • Co-founder&CEO
1

Will be speaking at

[B-5]
display ad optimization

At Recruit, Sudo started in the New Business Development team to later join the Ad Optimization Division. He later rose to Corporate Officer for Recruit Marketing Partners Inc. He founded KAIZEN Platform in 2013.

  • Kaoru Sugano
  • Dentsu Inc.
  • Creative Technologist
2
Kaoru joined Dentsu in 2002. He has built a unique career by working on natural language processing and R&D of data analysis, as well as client work such as global product & services development and advertising campaigns.

Some of his prominent work include 'Japanese Open Mind Common Sense' - a collaborative research project with MIT Media Lab, 'Connecting Lifelines' and 'Dots by Internavi', both for Honda's Internavi,TOKYO FM「CAR RADIO-PERSONALITY」etc.

This year Kaoru has been awarded a Titanium Lion on top of Gold and Silver Lions at Cannes Lions, two Yellow Pencils at D&AD, GrandPrix at Spikes Asia,gold at Adfest, bronze at The One Show, GrandPrix at Tokyo interactive ad award, among others.

He has spoken at many conferences including MIT Media Lab@Tokyo and SXSW.

  • Go Sugihara
  • ATARA, LLC
  • CEO
1
Go brings 20 years of sales management and marketing expertise to ATARA. Prior to the current role, Go was in senior sales management for both Google Japan, responsible for Google AdWords and YouTube ads. Go was also one of the start-up members at Overture Japan, were he supported the company from the ground up and extended the use of industry-changing “Sponsored Search/Contents Match” products. Throughout his years in the search engine business, Go has always been Japan’s leading evangelist of ad technologies such as ads API. Go has had numerous speaking opportunities and publications on digital marketing.

  • Akihiko Sugimoto
  • Nikkei Business Publications,inc.
  • editor-in-chief of Nikkei Digital Marketing
1
With over 15 years of experience as a professional journalist of the Internet industry, Mr. Sugimoto was appointed editor-in-chief at Nikkei Digital Marketing in April 2013, and has served concurrently as editor-in-chief at Nikkei Big Data since January 2014. Having joined Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. in 1991, he served as both webmaster and editor for the internet specialized magazine Nikkei Net Navi from 1996 to 2004. In 2005, he transferred to Nikkei Inc, temporarily where he worked as a reporter in charge of the Internet industry. In 2007, he returned to Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. as the deputy editor of Nikkei Net Marketing

  • Tomohiko Sugiura
  • NEXTAGE Dentsu Inc.
  • Representative Director, COO
3
Tomohiko Sugiura is a president and COO of NEXTAGE Dentsu, performance marketing agency owned by Dentsu Aegis group. Sugiura graduated from the department of economy, Keio University. Studied as a Visiting Scholar at the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI) ,Columbia Business School in 2009. Began his career at Dentsu from 1998, and since then he has been contributing to digital marketing field for almost 16 years. At the early times of the employment, web consulting and online advertising were his field of work. Now he mainly specialized in offering direct marketing solution in finance, insurance, e-commerce business verticals. He also has an expertise in planning e-marketing strategy and PDCA management for IT and automotive companies. Sugiura has been leading the development of unique digital marketing tools such as cross media optimization and attribution analysis. Books: “New Era of Advertising” (Co-authors/ Dentsu 2009) “Direct Marketing driven by leaders” (Co-authors/ Asahi Shimbun Publications Inc. 2011)

  • Hiroto Taguchi
  • Seven & i Net Media Co.,Ltd.
  • Executive Managing Director
1

Will be speaking at

[C-3]
Omni-Channel

Hiroto Taguchi joined Seven & i Net Media Co., Ltd. in 2013 as Director and Managing Executive Officer of Omni Channel Business Department. He is responsible for leading Omni-Channel strategy in Seven & i Group to develop business synergy of their real channels and e-commerce channels in the group. He also spent 30 years as Sales Policy Director and Information Systems Director at Sogo & Seibu Co., Ltd., and he was the head of IT Department from 2010 to lead their IT strategy. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Shiga University, and born in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture in 1961.

  • Makoto Takahashi
  • NEWSY inc.
  • Creative director/"Sirabee" Editor in chief
1

  • Kohey Takashima
  • oisix Inc.
  • CEO
1
Joined Mckinsey & Co., Inc. in Japan in 1998.
Established OisixInc.
Representative Director of Gochimaru Co., Ltd since 2010
Managing Director of East and Energize the East since 2011
Managing Director of Global Fund for Education Assistance since 2011

  • Katsuhiro Takata
  • Kauli, Inc.
  • CEO
1
Dr. Katsuhiro Takata is the CEO of Kauli and a data scientist on digital marketing. Over the past 10+ years, he has joined many projects of data analysis softwares based on data-mining for online marketing. He presently leads Kauli, inc. - where he directs a team of professionals working at the leading-edge of Ad-techs. In Apr. 2010, he assumed the post of CEO of Kauli which was established in Feb. 2009, and introduced first-ever full programmatic ads trading with Real Time Bidding (RTB) in Japan. The first full-programmable SSP by Kauli is trading over 17 billion ad impressions for over 20,000 online publishers, and reaches 250 million unique users in Asia-Pacific areas. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Hosei University. He is a visiting professor of Hosei University Business School of Innovation Management, and is invited to conferences around the world.

  • Toru Takata
  • Yahoo Japan Corporation
  • Vice President CPO of Marketing Solutions Company
1
Toru Takata oversees marketing solutions for business at Yahoo! JAPAN. He has joined Overture Japan as a Business Analyst in 2007, which soon became a part of Yahoo! JAPAN's advertising division. He has been in charge of managing the large scale project of the Interest Based Advertising, or Interest Match. Then, he has taken a role in managing all aspects of display ads product and business. From 2014, he is responsible for all marketing solutions for business including display ads based on big data such as DMP. He holds a BA in Marketing Science from Hitotsubashi University, JAPAN.

  • Osamu Tamura
  • IREP Co.,Ltd
  • Group Manager Media Management Group Media Management Div.
1

  • Kenji Tanaka
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Project Associate Professor
1
Kenji Tanaka received the B.E. degree in Naval Architecture in 1998, the M.E. degree in Information Engineering in 2000, the Ph.D. degree in Systems Innovation in 2009 from the University of Tokyo, Japan. He is currently a project associate professor at the Department of Systems Innovations at Graduate School of Engineering in the University of Tokyo. His research interest includes Demand forecasting, Data mining, Service Design, Social System design, Logistics, etc.

  • Masato Taniguchi
  • LINE
  • chief Producer
1
LINE Corporation Advertising Business Department Chief Producer

  • Kei Taoka
  • JIMOS Co., Ltd.
  • President
2

Will be speaking at

[B-5]
display ad optimization

After graduating from The University of Tokyo, Kei Taoka has been involved in the direct marketing industry. He started his career at Recruit Co., Ltd. in 1992. He was planning of direct response media and consulting for database marketing. In The Pokemon Company, he started up and ran the Pokemon official E-Commerce website in the US. During working for IMJ Corporation, after working for McKinsey & Company, Inc. Japan, he organized E−Commerce business unit, where he was involved in both BtoC and BtoB areas. While providing innovative E-Commerce consulting service and web site development to his clients, running BtoC E-Commerce website, mainly dealing in general merchandise, in his own company. Since joining JIMOS as President, Kei turned around current direct marketing cosmetics business with powerful and impactful results. In addition, he is trying to widen its business area. Taking advantage of JIMOS’s BtoC know-how, he currently offers direct marketing consulting, advertising creation, call center outsourcing service, resulting in extending his both BtoC and BtoB knowledge in the direct marketing.

  • Fumiaki Terada
  • Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd.
  • Manager. Advertisement Department
1
Entered MMIC in 1984. Started the career as a staff member of Tokyo Tama plant. Moved to the Central Laboratory in 1985, where engaged in developing, retort foods, microwave foods, et al. In 1987, moved to the marketing department for planning of beverage products in paper/cup package. After studying at Keio Business School (MBA), in 1992, transferred to Morinaga Nutritional Foods Inc., a subsidiary company of MMIC located in Los Angeles, Ca., where was responsible for promoting long-term shelf life tofu (soybean curd) in the US market. Also was involved in the establishment of Pacific Nutritional Foods Inc., a joint venture tofu-manufacturing company in Portland, Oregon in1997. After returning to Tokyo in 1999, worked as manager of the secretary’s office for 4 years, the sales planning office for 4 years to follow where involved in a start-up of the internal collage designed to educate sales representatives and marketers. Assigned as manager of the Advertisement Department in May 2008. Currently, responsible for the communication activities in general in the area of beverage, milk, yogurt, ice cream, cheese et al.

  • Ragy Thomas
  • Sprinklr
  • CEO
1
Favorite saying: "The best is yet to come!" A seasoned and well-respected technology industry executive with experience in building enterprise-grade sytems, Ragy previously was the president of Epsilon’s Interactive Services Group (formerly Epsilon Interactive). As president of Epsilon’s Interactive Services Group, Ragy oversaw the division’s rapid growth and expansion to more than $100 million in annual sales worldwide. Before being named president, he served as CTO of Epsilon Interactive, where he was chief architect of the company’s market-leading email technology platform. Ragy, a member of Mensa, received his M.B.A in Finance and IT from New York University’s Stern School of Business and his B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from Pondicherry University, India. Ragy lives in the New York area and is married with 2 children.

  • Seiichiro Toi
  • NIKKEI INC.
  • DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP GROUP
4
Seiichiro Toi has worked extensively in ad sales and new business development for both print and online, since joining Nikkei McGraw-Hill, now Nikkei BP, in 1984. He proposed ”Page Value” as a metric for content providing websites, by combining the common metric, pageview, with the quality of content and the demographics of the audience in 2005. This theory was the start of audience targeting in Japan. He has since moved on to Nikkei Inc. in 2010, where his new role is to further polish his approach to help the sales of Nikkei Online Edition and to explore new business possibilities using quality audience data.

  • Akihiko Tokuhisa
  • D.A.Consortium
  • CMO
6
Joining D.A.Consortium Inc ("DAC") in 2001, TOK oversees for DAC the development of robust creative technology solutions, including "AD-Visor NEXT" Japan's leading Media Planning Platform, the "FlexOne" ad server that handles the largest volume of any ad-server in the Japanese market, and the "AudienceOne" DMP that is handling over 1 trillion data records. As well as developing platforms, TOK has a long history of proactively introducing 3rd party international cutting-edge technologies to Japan. Examples include Rich Media solutions, and technologies for Smart Devices. In 2011, TOK founded Platform One Inc ("P1"). "MarketOne" and YIELD ONE", being two of P1's offerings, were developed as the first full-scale Demand Side Platform ("DSP") and Supply Side Platform ("SSP") in Japan. TOK is committed to developing and expanding the use of Real Time Bidding ("RTB") in Japan's display advertising market. TOK serves as the Chief Marketing Officer of DAC, in which role he fuses his vision for Internet technology with new product and new business models. TOK serves on the Board of several companies including HAKUHODO i-studio, Members and United. TOK is a frequent lecturer and speaker at industry events and forums. TOK has authored the "New Online Ad Handbook" (JMA Management Center 2013).

  • Motohiko Tokuriki
  • Agile Media Network,Inc
  • CMO Blogger
6
Motohiko Tokuriki is the CMO of Agile Media Network, the most influential Japanese A-list bloggers network. Agile Media Network pioneered the emerging, meaningful relationships between companies and their customers through the so-called ”conversational marketing” on the social media. He has more than 10 years of blogging and social media marketing experience, organizing community through internet, and also known as evangelist of ”conversational marketing” and influence of Alpha bloggers (A-list bloggers) in Japan.

  • Daisuke Tomozawa
  • Yahoo! JAPAN
  • Vice President
4
I am Vice President of Yahoo! Marketing Innovation Office (=YMO). This organization was established in July, 2012. Brand development, web site traffic growth, web site UI and advertising revenue. Developed new marketing(especially advertising department) strategy and operating systems. Generated new development deals for Digital marketing

  • Yosuke Toyoura
  • Coca-Cola (Japan) Company Limited.
  • iMarketing Director, Marketing
2

  • Naoko Tsubaki
  • ResearchPanel,Inc.
  • Business Development Officer
1
Research Panel is a leading researh panel provider in Japan. Originally in advertising sales, transitioning to be an entrepreneur, pioneering and leading the monetization of digital media in Japan. With over 10 years of entrepreneur experience in media services, including traditional and social media. Uses various Ad Networks, Ad Exchange Platforms, Yield Optimizers, Audience Targeting, and measuring and enhancing UI, so she understands the challenges of publisher's monetization using Ad Technology. She is also a Business Development Officer of Reserch Panel. You can find Naoko at twitter: @tryal.

  • Kotaro Tsukamoto
  • Allied Architects, Inc.
  • Director
1
Joined Allied Architects, Inc. in 2007. After serving as a sales representative and a consultant for the Blog Marketing Platform named “Monipla,” he was pointed to become the senior director of the division in 2011. Allied Architects mainstream product called “Monipla for Facebook”, which he served as the point person of the service development, became the No.1 Facebook based communication platform and has been widely used with over 1000 client list. Member of the Board since 2013.In November 2013, the company was listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange's Mothers market as a social marketing company specializing in supporting companies with marketing using social media. He served as a system engineer in a offshore development project at a major manufacturer prior to his career at Allied Architects. Holds a degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Sophia University Graduate(2004).

  • Kaz Tsumo
  • adidas Japan K.K.
  • Senior Manager Brand Marketing
3

Will be speaking at

[C-3]
Omni-Channel

Kaz has joined adidas Japan in 2010 after working for creative agencies and Nike Japan brand communication team. Whole through his carrier, he built strong competence at digital marketing and brand communication strategy. He has brought unique media mix approaches to digital / non-digital campaigns by maximizing WOM viral, ATL to the venue promotion. For recent years, he is searching for new digital experience and innovation that creates communication sizzle. Born in Japan, 1973.

  • Tetsuya Uchida
  • Hakuhodo DY Media Partners Inc
  • General Manager Integrated Communication Design Division
2

Will be speaking at

[A-4]
News App

Coming Soon

  • Koki Uchiyama
  • Hottolink Inc.
  • CEO
4
1995 Become a development member of one of the first internet search engine in Japan during his master degree in the University of Tokyo. 1997 Leave the University of Tokyo during his PhD and joins the search engine venture company, which he co-found in his shcool years. Develop many advanced web systems. 2000 Found Hottolink Inc. as C.E.O. Leads development of search engine, social bookmarking service, search engine based on social bookmarked data, recommendation engine, blog mining service and other web2.0 services. Author of “How to live in a virtual world”and other books. Visiting professor of Digital HollyWood University, graduate school also.

  • Masato Uesu
  • OgilvyOne Japan
  • Product Manager
1
Product Manager at OgilvyOne Japan after spending 6 years of CTO role at Glam Media Japan. 15+ years of experience overseeing all aspects, from technology to business, of digital media, social media, and online advertising businesses. Experience ranges from business operation, partnership management, program management, project management, web application development, and Unix system/network administration. Seeker of a sufficiently epic mission to devote the rest of my life to. Linekdin: http://jp.linkedin.com/in/masatouesu/

  • Yoshiteru Umeda
  • Digital Intelligence Inc.
  • Director
1
Mr.Umeda is working at Digital Intelligence Inc. as chief consultant for Brand advertisers from 2011. His field is Digital marketing management & evaluation in organizations, Digital marketing HR development, Marketing platform development, Website structure reforms, Introduction of DSP/RTB, Audience Targeting(AT) programs, and etc.
He is a CEO of PROGRAMMATICA INC. from 2013.

  • Yamada Akiko
  • Asahishimbun
  • Marketing strategist
1
strategist of Marketing department.Iused to be the first social media editor of Asahishimbun.

  • Fumihiro Yamaguchi
  • Recruit Marketing Partners Co.,Ltd.
  • Corporate Officer
1

Will be speaking at

[D-8]
edtech 2014

  • Yukiko Yamaguchi
  • IBM Japan, Ltd.
  • Communications & Brand Experience Manager
    Marketing & Communications, IBM Japan
1
Yukiko Yamaguchi has 20 years of working experience in marketing communication department in various brands including Lucent technology, Cisco Systems, Overture and Yahoo! Japan. She is now in charge of advertising, brand system and digital marketing in IBM Japan.
She also is a board member and a chairman of international committee of Japan Advertisement Association.

  • Shogo Yamamoto
  • Omnibus
  • CEO
4
In 2008, founded Omnibus KK: an advertising solutions provider leveraging the world's most advanced technology. Through their ad network and audience targeting operations, Omnibus is pushing the boundaries of openness, modernization and internationalization of the Japanese market.

  • Shiboru Yamane
  • Ningen Inc.
  • President / Bokeru Designer
1
Was born in Osaka, Nishinari-ku, in 1981, grew up Nishinari.
Incorporated team that had been working for 10 years in 2010 to "Ningen", founded the "Ningen Inc.".
I was created by the many works as a company to do the stupid.

  • Yasuhiro Yano
  • DeNA Co., Ltd.
  • Executive Officer, SVP, Marketing Unit Head
1
Leads DeNA’s marketing efforts across all its key categories including mobile gaming, e-commerce services and new business initiatives. Over the past two years the work has encompassed everything from managing award-winning TV commercial campaigns to creating innovative digital marketing schemes, all the while handling strategic PR, corporate branding and sports marketing leveraging Yokohama DeNA Baystars. This current position comes after gaining nearly 10 years of marketing experience at P&G, working on a wide range of products both in Japan and internationally.

  • Akihiro Yokota
  • Voltage.Inc
  • President
1
1975 Born in Kagawa Prefecture. 1999 Graduated from Aoyama Gakuin University, College of Economics. 1999 Joined NTT Advertising, Inc. 2005 Joined Voltage. Jul. 2013 Became President of Voltage.

  • Akira Yoshioka
  • ASKUL Corporation
  • Director COO BtoC Company
1
I'm responsible for "LOHACO" which is E-commerce services of daily commodity in the business alliance with Yahoo Japan and ASKUL. We achieved a 10 billion yen E-commerce-sales at the fastest in Japan in the second year of service start. I’m engaged in building a marketing platform that connects direct to the manufacturer and consumer. In particular, many manufacturers are very excited to big data for efficient marketing. Before "LOHACO", launched mail order business in B2B healthcare industry. The business become the No.1 sales in B2B healthcare mail order market in Japan. *Passed the uniform CPA exam in 2001

  • soon coming
1

Conference Program

Tuesday, 16th Sep 2014

15:00pm
|
15:50am
Opening Session [SP-1]

ad:tech Tokyo Opening Session
What's Next in Digital Marketing?

16:00pm
|
16:40am
Panel discussion [SP-2]

Should we identify individual audience on cross device?

16:50pm
|
17:30pm
Presentation [SP-3]

- What Lies Beyond SSP
The Future of Media/Advertising and Programmatic Direct -

17:40pm
|
18:30pm
Panel discussion [SP-4]

The Debate: Is Programmatic Good or Bad?
What would Publishers Do to Survive the Next Decade?

Wednesday, 17th Sep 2014

TIME

Track A

Track B

Track C

Track D

9:15am
Introduction & Opening Remarks
10:00am
Exhibition Hall Opens
10:50am
l
11:30am

[K-3]
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

11:30am
|
12:40pm
Lunch

Tracks

Content Marketing

Ad Technology

Direct Marketing

Targeting Segmentation

12:40pm
|
1:30pm

Content Marketing
[A-1]

VR/AR technologies

Ad Technology
[B-1]

The Ad Technology : Latest Trend

Direct Marketing
[C-1]

The Best Practice : A/B Testing

ad:tech Interactive
[D-1]

Content Marketing

1:30pm
l
1:45pm
Meishi Networking Time
1:45pm
|
2:35pm

Content Marketing
[A-2]

How Native Advertising and Brand Content leverage with Content Marketing

Ad Technology
[B-2]

Demand vs Supply : What Ad-Technology is Booming?

Direct Marketing
[C-2]

The CRM Strategy for Direct Marketing

ad:tech Interactive
[D-2]

Learnings from the US Online Video Eco-system: Will the Japanese Online Video Market evolve?

2:35pm
l
2:50pm
Meishi Networking Time
2:50pm
|
3:40pm

Content Marketing
[A-3]

Turning Customers into fans

Ad Technology
[B-3]

Ad Velification of Audience Data

Direct Marketing
[C-3]

Omni-Channel

ad:tech Interactive
[D-3]

News Use and Social Media Platforms

3:40pm
l
3:55pm
Meishi Networking Time

Tracks

New Media age

Display

Business Management

Targeting Segmentation

3:55pm
|
4:45pm

New Media age
[A-4]

News App

Display
[B-4]

Video ad's Growth Curve what key challenges remain and how to benefit.

Business Management
[C-4]

Here is the Future of Markteing Organization

ad:tech Interactive
[D-4]

Two big data companies and the new era of digital marketing

4:45pm
l
5:00pm
Meishi Networking Time
5:00pm
|
5:50pm

New Media age
[A-5]

The Issue with the Monetization of Second Screen, SNS, and Video.

Display
[B-5]

display ad optimization

Business Management
[C-5]

Human Resource Practices

ad:tech Interactive
[D-5]

Local Revitalization In The Internet Economy

5:50pm
l
6:05pm
Meishi Networking Time
6:05pm
|
6:55pm

New Media age
[A-6]

The Social Game : Change of the Rule

Display
[B-6]

Ad Champaign Optimization in Multi Screen Age

Business Management
[C-6]

Globalization

ad:tech Interactive
[D-6]

Understanding and Reaching YouTube Influencers

7:00pm
Exhibition Close
7:00pm
Networking Party

Thursday, 18th Sep 2014

TIME

Track A

Track B

Track C

Track D

9:45am
Introduction & Opening Remarks
10:00am
Exhibition Hall Opens
12:00pm
l
1:20pm
Lunch

Tracks

Social Media

Performance

Creative

Raising a Question

1:20pm
|
2:10pm

Brand
[A-7]

Consumer Engagement : Think like a person, not a company

Data
[B-7]

Leveraging Data and Insights

Creative
[C-7]

Explore the Digital art storytelling

ad:tech Interactive
[D-7]

Unconference: Open Application for Everyone

2:10pm
l
2:25pm
Meishi Networking Time
2:25pm
|
3:15pm

Brand
[A-8]

Smartphone Brnading

Data
[B-8]

How to generate more revenue by using data

Creative
[C-8]

Here Comes aho:tech tokyo2014!

ad:tech Interactive
[D-8]

edtech 2014

3:15pm
l
3:30pm
Meishi Networking Time
3:30pm
|
4:20pm

Brand
[A-9]

The Latest Social Media Usage

Data
[B-9]

What is a Sound Value Index for Internet Advertising

Creative
[C-9]

Creativity in Multi screens world

ad:tech Interactive
[D-9]

Healthcare success strategies

4:10pm
l
5:00pm
Coffee Break and Exhibition Visit
5:30pm
Conference Exhibition Close

ExhibitorsUpdated 7/24/2014

* Alphabetical order

8crops Inc

Adcloud,Inc

AOL Platforms

Akinasista Corporation.

Allied Architects, Inc.

AppVador Inc.

AppLift

AQ

AQUENT

beBit, Inc.

BePrime Co,.Ltd

Betrend Corporation

Bishodo Inc.

Blogwatcher Inc.

BusinessSearchTechnologiesCorporation

Commerce Link Inc.

COMSQUARE Co.,Ltd

CREATIVE SURVEY Inc.

CRITEO K.K.

Cyber Area Research, Inc.

CyberAgent, Inc

D2C Inc.

Dennoo Inc

DM SOLUTIONS Co.,Ltd.

e-Agency Co LTD.

E-guardian.inc

EventRegist

EVERRISE CO.,LTD.

Experian Japan Co., Ltd.

eyez,inc.

Facebook

feedforce Inc.

Fiksu, Inc.

FindJapan

FreakOut Inc.,

FRONTIER INTERNATIONAL INC.

Full Speed Inc.

GeeeN, Inc

Geniee, Inc.

Getty Images Japan

GLIDER associates, INC.

GMO TECH, Inc.

GOGA Inc.

GoldSpot Media Inc.

Google Japan Inc.

Goverment of Canada

Gunosy,Inc

HALO,Inc.

HasOffers Inc

i-mobile Co.,Ltd

Info Cubic Japan

INFOBAHN Inc.

infocubeLAFLA

infoNear Inc.

Inmagine 123RF

innova.inc

INTAGE Inc./DOCOMO InsightMarketing, INC.

Intimete Merger, inc.

Japan Third Party Co., Ltd.

J-Stream Inc.

Kauli., Inc

KK Box Japan

KPI Solutions Co.,Ltd

Lionbridge Japan K.K.

LOCKON CO.,LTD.

LOCUS,Inc.

MACROMILL, INC.

Mediagene Inc.

MediaMath

MicroAd,lnc.

NDP Media CORP.

Nijibox Co.,Ltd.

株式会社OKWave

Ooyala International Inc.

OpenX Japan Co., Ltd.

OPT,Inc,.

Plus-Alpha Consulting Ltd.

popIn Inc.

PR TIMES, inc

PurpleCow Inc.

Randido Inc.

ReachLocal Japan

Rockstock.inc

Scigineer Inc.

SEPTENI CO.,LTD.

SEPTET INC.

Shutterstock,Inc.

Smaato

somewrite Inc.

SPI K.K.

TATEITO Inc.

Terajima Joho Kikaku Co., Ltd.

TIS Inc.

Tobii Technology K.K.

TrafficJ Junky

Tribal Media House Inc.

Turn Inc.

Twitter Japan

UreruNet Advertising Inc

User Local,Inc.

VALUES, inc.

Vector, Inc.

Video Research Ltd.

Viibar Inc.

Willgate,Inc

Yahoo Japan Corporation

Yaraku, Inc.

YURAS co.

Sponsored Workshop

Wednesday, 17th Sep 2014

TIME

Sponsored Workshop A

Sponsored Workshop B

11:00 AM
|
11:40 AM

12:00 PM
|
12:40 PM

1:00 PM
|
1:40 PM

CRITEO K.K

details

With our predictive software algorithms, coupled with deep insights into consumer intent and purchasing habits, we are able to price and deliver highly relevant and personalized advertisements in real-time.
To this day, we operate globally in 37 countries and have 15 offices worldwide. Furthermore, we partner with over 4,000 clients and are in direct relationship with over 6,000 publishers.

(株)adingo

details

adingo is a leading solution company for full support of monetization of internet media traffic. Our company was established on June 2008 on the background of growing demand in display advertising market. As a wholly owned subsidiary of VOYAGE GROUP Inc., our aim is to expand the advertisement supporting business.

2:00 PM
|
2:40 PM

Innova,Inc

details

Innova, Inc. is a fast growing startup, focusing on content marketing. We provide content creation service as well as Japan's first marketing software specifically designed to implement content marketing. As of July 2014, we have over 1,100 registered writers and editors creating high quality content. We have delivered more than 20,000 articles to our clients in last 12 months.

Yahoo Japan Corporation

details

Yahoo Japan Corporation is a leading internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations in Japan.

3:00 PM
|
3:40 PM

KPI Solutions Co.,Ltd

details

comming soon!

Commerce Link

details

We provide services to maximize traffic to e-commerce web sites. Shopping-search.jp, which is a comparison shopping engine, is one of our service driving high converting traffic to web sites. Not just driving traffic from our media, we also support retailers multichannel marketing by providing data feed management system (DFO). We are the pioneer company of both service in Japan and most of the top selling retailers have been our customer for long.

4:00 PM
|
4:40 PM

Avec Lab

details

comming soon!

Sizmek Technologies

5:00 PM
|
5:40 PM

6:00 PM
|
6:40 PM

JAAA

details

comming soon!

Thursday, 18th Sep 2014

TIME

Sponsored Workshop A

Sponsored Workshop B

11:00 AM
|
11:40 AM

12:00 PM
|
12:40 PM

1:00 PM
|
1:40 PM

2:00 PM
|
2:40 PM

Innova,Inc

details

Innova, Inc. is a fast growing startup, focusing on content marketing. We provide content creation service as well as Japan's first marketing software specifically designed to implement content marketing. As of July 2014, we have over 1,100 registered writers and editors creating high quality content. We have delivered more than 20,000 articles to our clients in last 12 months.

Yahoo Japan Corporation

details

Yahoo Japan Corporation is a leading internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations in Japan.

3:00 PM
|
3:40 PM

4:00 PM
|
4:40 PM

5:00 PM
|
5:40 PM

WAB

details

comming soon!

Access

VENUE

Tokyo International Forum
3-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
100-0005, Japan
TEL:+81-3-5221-9000
View Map(From Narita Airport)

Official Hotel

  • remm HIBIYA
  • 1-2-1Yuraku-cho,Chiyoda-ku,
    Tokyo 100-0006
    TEL:+81-3-3507-0606

Advisory Board

* Alphabetical order

Akihiko Tokuhisa

  • Akihiko Tokuhisa
  • President & CEO
  • Digital Advertising Consortium Inc.

Fujiyo Ishiguro

  • Fujiyo Ishiguro
  • President and CEO
  • Netyear Group Corp.

Hidetoshi Tokumaru

  • Hidetoshi Tokumaru
  • President and CEO
  • Dentsu Razorfish Inc.

Hiroshi Hatta

  • Hiroshi Hatta 
  • xective Officer Division Director,media devropment DIV.
    Advertising&Solution Buisiness / Division Director,Adtechnology Div.Database Business
  • OPT Inc.

Hiroto Ebata

  • Hiroto Ebata
  • Senior Director, Central Marketing
    Organization/Professor
  • Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd.

Hisami Ohshiba

  • Hisami Ohshiba
  • Founder and Managing Member
  • JaM Japan Marketing LLC

Kazuyuki Furuya

  • Kazuyuki Furuya
  • CEO
  • adingo.inc

Kentaro Sakakibara

  • Kentaro Sakakibara
  • CEO
  • Samurai Incubate Inc.

Kentaro Watanabe

  • Kentaro Watanabe
  • CEO
  • MicroAd,lnc.
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Exhibition Booths Almost Gone!

September 16-18th, 2014 at Tokyo Int'l Forum  (Exhibition 9.17-18 / Conference 9.16-18)