I’m representative of quod LLC, professional firm for business development. Our members and our partners consist of creators and knowledge workers. We engage in some resort projects and co-working space projects focusing on deep concentration in Japan.
I graduated from University of Tokyo and majored urban planning. I researched “Creative Class” theory by Richard Florida, which focus on relationship between people engaged in “creative industries” and cities. My research focus on cafes as a third place where creative class share many information and inspiration.
After graduated, I worked for Development Bank of Japan, which is governmental bank providing long-term finance 2009-2016. I engaged in many M&A projects and finance projects regarding infrastructure and urban development. I consulted many CEOs regarding business alliance and finance. I also lead new business regarding certification system of buildings in terms of sustainability. I promoted connection between sustainable buildings and ESG investors abroad.
Last year, I established quod, LLC based on creative class research and business experience in Development Bank of Japan.