ABOUT US

CORPORATE INFORMATION

iCubes provides comprehensive business consulting services for business development and corporate value improvement. iCubes supports their corporate clients in those areas with the goal of realizing the vision of their clients and solving social issues. 

By doing so, iCubes contributes to making society a better place to live for the next generation. With their extensive professional consultants from various business fields, iCubes provides and proactively integrates great technical know-how and knowledge into their services for a specific, yet wide range of corporate needs of their clients.
http://www.icubes.co.jp/.

Takahiko Kikuchi
CEO

After starting his consultant career in the Communication & High-Tech Department of Accenture in 2001, Takahiko became a system development service provider in 2004. In 2008, he founded iCubes and shifted his focus to consulting services, business development and strategy, as well as BPR.

In 2016, he founded Karakuri Inc., an AI-business solution provider. Since 2011, his work has covered a wide range of business strategy, business model development, entry strategy or risk management projects. His clients have included major actors in the telecommunication sector, regional tourism, retail, entertainment industry, or life insurance.

Takahiko has also delivered institutional design and policy-making assistance to institutions at the prefecture and national government levels.

KIE TSUKAMOTO
CONSULTANT

After studying in Canada, Kie earned a degree in the sciences, and has worked in both non-profit organizations overseas and incorporated companies in Tokyo before joining iCubes.

Her extensive experience abroad allows Kie to bring together professionals from various business environment to deliver the best services and products to the customers.

Her flexible mind and ability to address issues from many different perspective are keys to creating bridges for inbound and outbound companies alike. She has also put this set of skills to good use while acting as a concierge of the Global Startup Center of Fukuoka city.

MARVIN KAWASAKI
CONSULTANT

Marvin joined Skype in 2011 as a marketing manager, then started exploring this exciting digital advertising space with a bunch of emerging ad-technologies. 
After Skype’s acquisition by Microsoft, he moved to Microsoft’s Skype division. Collaboration with digital agencies such as McCann Erickson gave him an even deeper insight on how marketers can add value to each project. 
In the past 3 years, he worked with a variety of clients such as neo@Ogilvy, DAZN, and Buongiorno. Based on his experience, he is convinced that digital marketing can unleash people’s untapped creativity.   

MASAE KEI
CONSULTANT

Kei is originally from Taiwan. After her postgraduate study in Japan, she started her work in market research and advertising agency, supporting Japanese corporations’ business development in Taiwan.

These experience makes her an expert in solving the problems from cultural and business custom differences through communication, moreover, successfully helping the clients building their business and winning customers’ confidence and trust.

Kei is now dedicating in promoting international startups development in Asia, so as to let more people enjoying more multi-innovative services. Furthermore, to make everyone’s life full of fun and hopes. It is her goal, and also her mission.

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By : Kie Tsukamoto Beyond business fields and nationality, Asian Market Entry interviews interesting entrepreneurs found in Japan and features them in our blog posts.  For this blog post, we interviewed Satomi Fuluya, the founder/CEO at Clarity.  She is a Japanese...

Blockchain : Rise of New Technology 2/3

By : Kie Tsukamoto Beyond business fields and nationality, Asian Market Entry interviews interesting entrepreneurs found in Japan and features them in our blog posts.  For this blog post, we interviewed Shogo Ochiai, the co-founder/CTO at Cryptoeconomics Lab.  He is...