Professor, The University of Tokyo Co-Creative Community Planning, Design, and Management
Mr.Kenro Suto has been working for Shibuya City at Civil Engineering Department and Urban Development Division since 1977. Being involved with the start-up of this organization, He joins as Secretary General of Future Design Shibuya.
Vice Secretary General/Project Designer
Through Professional Sales, Marketing and Communication experience in top tier global organizations such as AT&T and Nokia, joined Red Bull Japan as Communication Director in 2007. 3 years of Brand & Communication leadership, moved to Head of Marketing in 2010 to be responsible overall Marketing strategy and activities in Japan. Through 10.5 years of carrier in Red Bull, contributed the category development of Energy Drink market and Red Bull Brand establishment in Japanese market as well as one of Japan Management leadership members to lead the organization. As of 2018, becomes an independent Marketing consultant and joins as Vice Secretary General and Project Design of Future Design Shibuya.
Born in 1978. Mr. Jungo Kanayama started his carrier at DENTSU INC. and through business development professional experience in leading companies in Japanese music industry such as Oorong-Sha Co., Ltd. and ap bank. Since then, he established creative atelier TNZQ. Following his belief "The client, social issues.”, he has promoted creative projects that solve social problems by collaborating with various creators, designers, artists and companies. As a representative director of the Shibuya City Tourism Association from 2016, he leads the tourism strategy and business of the Shibuya City and he also produces many projects in this area. In 2017, he become a founding member of the Creative Firm “EVERY DAY IS THE DAY”.
Mr. Taichi Goto is an accomplished consultant and project designer in urban and regional development. With extensive track records of founding and managing public private partnership, other areas of his expertise includes city and regional planning, creative economy, area marketing, localizing and regionalizing of business models, urban design, project development and management, and public relations. He started his career with a Japanese general contractor Kajima as an urban designer. After the graduate study on city and regional planning at UC Berkeley, he had worked at Metro, regional government of Portland OR, to help the council unanimously adopt the Regional Framework Plan. Having worked globally as an urban planning consultant based in Tokyo, he moved to Fukuoka in 2003 to further focus on making it a model of a sustainable region in Japan and Asia Pacific. He has helped many public-sector clients develop effective strategies and working mechanisms for better quality of life, sustainable environment and vital economy. He has also guided a variety of private-sector clients develop innovative projects and businesses to meet regional context and growing market.