- Kei Narita
- Pinterest Japan
- Country Manager
Kei is the Country Manager of Pinterest Japan, where he leads the launch and growth of the company’s advertising business in the market.
Prior to Pinterest, Kei worked for Amazon Advertising Japan where he first led the advertising sales division and built a foundation for Amazon’s advertising growth in that locale. Later, Kei launched and expanded their agency business, developing holistic partnerships with both global and Japanese agency holding companies and digital agencies. At Amazon, Kei was also responsible for building an ad technology business from scratch, driving sales and advertiser adoption of a full ad-tech stack that included offerings like Amazon DSP and Amazon Marketing Cloud. Kei’s efforts in this area helped to position Amazon Japan’s marketing technology offerings as a new and important business pillar.
Before Amazon, Kei worked for AOL’s Advertising.com Japan, where as Chief Operating Officer he was responsible for all aspects of business operation including advertiser/publisher sales, product development and ad operations. At Ad.com Japan, Kei launched multiple ad technology businesses, including an advertising network, demand-side and supply side programmatic ad platforms (DSP and SSP) as well as new video ad products.
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- What is ad:tech tokyo for you?
- ad:tech tokyo has always been a place for me to learn about new trends, find new ideas, and meet new people. In fact, many new businesses were created from there. I hope that this will be a starting point for each of you to feel inspiration and take action on it.