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The TeamConsultant

Mr. Kato Hideyuki

CEO

DI Marketing

Mr. Kato Hideyuki

CEO

DI Marketing

Hideyuki assists major corporations in the internet, mobile and consumer goods fields with new business development strategy, international business development strategy and execution. He also provides support for venture companies in the internet, mobile fields with business plan development, new business development strategy and execution.

Hideyuki holds a bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo.

Mr. Dang Ho Hai

COO and Country Manager

DI Marketing (Vietnam)

Mr. Dang Ho Hai

COO and Country Manager

DI Marketing (Vietnam)

Dang used to work for Dream Incubator Vietnam as the strategic consultant in various projects for Japanese corporations who aim to expand into Vietnam market. He also supported the Dream Incubator’s Investment team in executing Business Due Diligence for DI Asian Industrial Fund in various sectors: Food and beverage, Dairy, Pharmaceutical and Agriculture.

At present, Dang is supporting Dream Incubator Marketing to develop Online Market Research business in South East Asia (Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia)

Dang holds Bachelor of Commerce – RMIT Vietnam University.

Mr. Hendry Pratama

CMO and Country Manager

DI Marketing (Indonesia)

Mr. Hendry Pratama

CMO and Country Manager

DI Marketing (Indonesia)

Hendry was a former strategy consultant and investor at Dream Incubator (DI) Singapore. DI is one of Japan’s largest home-grown strategy consulting and a global venture capital firm headquartered in Tokyo. His main mission was to identify potential synergy between Southeast Asian ventures/startups and Japanese MNCs to produce new business. He worked for various consulting projects in these key sectors; internet mobile content, consumer goods, intellectual properties, etc

Prior to joining DI, Hendry was working for NESTLÉ in various commercial roles including brand management, sales and corporate planning.

He is now setting up footprint for Dream Incubator Marketing (DIM) in Indonesia and overseeing the overall marketing strategy of the company in Southeast Asia region.

Mr. Kazutoshi Numata

Chief Revenue Officer - DI Asia

DI Marketing

Mr. Kazutoshi Numata

Chief Revenue Officer - DI Asia

DI Marketing

Graduated from Yokohama City University Faculty of Commerce Department of Economics, and University of Tsukuba Graduate School of Environmental Science.

Numata Participated in DI through Nomura Research Institute, Inc.

The Nomura Research Institute supports the development and execution of growth strategies, sales and marketing strategies, etc. for a large number of large enterprises such as consumer goods, mail order, food, automobile, energy and financial industry.
At DI, he develops growth strategies and new business strategies for various large enterprises and venture companies such as trading companies, cosmetics, finance, automobiles, and energy, and engages in execution support through loan / resident to clients.

From April 2017 he also serves as CRO of subsidiary DI Marketing.

Mr. Itadani Shunsuke

Director-DI Shanghai

FMCG, Retail, Trading, Media Content, IT

Mr. Itadani Shunsuke

Director - DI Shanghai

FMCG, Retail, Trading, Media Content, IT

Focusing on entertainment, digital media, and consumer goods fields, Shunsuke assists major corporations in their company-wide reform (sales/marketing reform, product portfolio restructuring, production/acquisition cost reductions, international business re-strategizing) and helps venture companies to achieve IPOs (including company-wide strategy development/management infrastructure improvement/sales department creation).

Shunsuke is currently based in DI Shanghai as Director and General Manager. He works closely with local government and business partners to provide Japanese major corporations with consulting service, as well as to cultivate/ invest in Chinese/ Asian venture companies. He also publishes a serial article “Seven Truths about Chinese Market” on JBpress.

Shunsuke holds a bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo and has completed graduate work at the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo. He has also graduated from EMBA program for foreign companies, Peking University.

Mr. Miyauchi Makoto

Director - DI Vietnam

Energy, Agriculture & Forestry

Mr. Miyauchi Makoto

Director - DI Vietnam

Energy, Agriculture & Forestry

At DI, Makoto is engaged in a multitude of activities mainly for major corporations; the creation of new business/growth strategies, the development of medium-term vision plans, overseas marketing/sales strategy development and implementation support. He also works on policy advising and implementation support for the environment/energy and agriculture, forestry and fishing sectors in hopes of successfully developing national strategies.

Makoto holds a bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo and an MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business.

Mr. Tom Kojima

Head of Global Business

DI Marketing (Japan)

Mr. Tom Kojima

Head of Global Business

Di Marketing (Japan)

Tom started his professional career with a strategic management consulting firm in Tokyo, dealing mainly with automobile, energy, and telecommunications industry to enhance their B2B marketing activities.

Joined Interface in Design in Los Angeles, one of subsidiary companies of Nissan Motor in 2002 and lead the business for 9 years as a President of the company. Mainly working around digital market research area and created robust network in Asian region.

After coming back to Tokyo in 2011, joined a healthcare market research company Anterio, an Intage company as a global business director to expand and speed up Anterio`s global strategy.

Most recently, worked for Research Now, the largest digital market company in the world, as a head of Japan and Asia region, also responsible for APAC healthcare business.

Joined DIM in 2017.

Tom graduated from University of South Carolina.

Mr. Hiroki Shimura

Country Manager

DI Marketing (Japan)

Mr. Hiroki Shimura

Country Manager

DI Marketing (Japan)

At DIM, Hiroki assists Japanese affiliates want to expand their business into Southeast Asia with business plan and marketing strategies by utilizing a factual data based on marketing research.
Today, he provides support for many company’s global business by utilizing his network with Southeast Asia.

Before working at DIM, He worked for a foreign marketing company as sales representative and researcher. There, he assisted clients in the service, consumer goods and public fields with KPI set up based on quantitative research, as well as sales improvement strategy and branding.

He made a significant contribution to the expansion of the company performance as Country Managing Director in Japan. He also worked for Dentsu Macromill as sales representative and researcher. Hiroki has studying abroad experience in Australia.

Mr. Yuki Ogawa

Sales Manager

DI Marketing (Japan)

Mr. Yuki Ogawa

Sales Manager

DI Marketing (Japan)

Before working at DIM, Yuki worked for NetMile as sales representative and researcher.
There, he was involved with establishment for research business of Osaka office. He provided support for clients in the daily and consumer goods fields in Western Japan with quantitative research planning, survey and analysis reporting.

He also worked for mixi research. There, he involved with establishment for research business by utilizing mixi users as well as planning suitable survey system for smartphones and running user site & attracting customers as business planner.

After his transfer to sales division, he assisted marketing activity support of new business for cell phone carriers and application development company.
Yuki holds a bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Commercial Sciences, Doshisha University.

Ms. Sariya Achawananthakul

Marketing & Operation manager

DI Marketing (Thailand)

Ms. Sariya Achawananthakul

Marketing & Operation Manager

DI Marketing (Thailand)

Sariya is a Marketing & Operation Manager from Dream Incubator Marketing (DIM) Thailand. Her main mission is to set up Dream Incubator Marketing (DIM) Thailand, also implement marketing plans, operation for Facebook application projects of MONIPLA and support Consulting Team in researching Thailand’s markets and industries.

Prior to joining DI, Sariya had been working in online marketing business over 6 years & recruit business for 1 year. She also had been working in Japan at AUN Consulting, Inc. for 1 year and over 5 years in Thailand as Assistant Manager for Account Management Group which take care big clients and sell all online marketing services (SEO, SEM, Website, Facebook projects) & 1 year in RGF HR Agent Recruitment (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (Recruit Group) as Leader to set up company and lead team to achieve target.

Sariya holds Bachelor of Arts (Major English and Communication, Minor Japanese) (2st class honor) – Ubon Ratchathani University

Ms. Priscilla Olivia

Marketing & Operation manager

DI Marketing (Indonesia)

Ms. Priscilla Olivia

Marketing & Operation Manager

DI Marketing (Indonesia)

Olivia started her career in market research industry, working for IPSOS as Research Executive. She did a quantitative research study for FMCG and specialized in advertising research such as Pre and Post Ad Testing, Ad Tracking, U&A and Brand Health.

After working for 2 and half years, she moved to Nielsen as Senior Research Executive, doing a quantitative research study for Telecommunication industries. Her biggest achievement is doing a Retail Tracking Study in 144 clusters in Indonesia per month for almost 2 years.

After 4 and half years doing an offline market research study, she challenged herself to learn about online market research. She joined DI Marketing to support DI Marketing research project in Indonesia.

Mr. Sujit Kunte

Regional representative

Healthcare

Mr. Sujit Kunte

Regional representative

Healthcare

At DI Singapore, Sujit covers business development and M&A activities for Japanese companies in India and South East Asia in industries like healthcare, internet/mobile/contents, environment/energy and manufacturing. In the upcoming DI India office, he will be in charge of investment through DI Asian Industrial Fund, M&A advisory, and consulting.

Prior to DI, Sujit worked in Nomura Securities (previously Lehman Brothers) in Mumbai and Tokyo. He worked on planning and development of web solutions for fixed income institutional investors as a project leader.
Sujit holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BE from VJTI, University of Mumbai in Computer Engineering. He is fluent in English, Japanese, Hindi and Marathi.

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