Sy Chenシー・ユー・チェン


Sy Chen is the Founder/CEO at CIA Inc., a brand consulting company with a 30-year track record of success.

His proposal, “Japan Branding,” has brought great changes to various corporations by constructing effective business prototypes. Chen’s Innovation Prototyping, a process of realizing realistic project flow with careful verification, has risen success rates and reduced risks to his clients. He is known for successful projects like Uniqlo, Aoyama Flower Market, Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ Bank PBO, Idemitsu, Peach, Ozaki Flowerpark, Globe Specs, and SAKURA craft_lab projects.

Recipient of Residential Architecture Award Book : Impresario (Diamond Inc)

Shogo Yoshihara吉原正悟

Senior Managing Partner

Shogo Yoshihara is a highly qualified architect who has graduated from Toukai University. When Yoshihara first joined our team, he successfully established a retail branding system for ITOCHU Corporation. Now, he is a senior Managing Partner at CIA Inc., contributing in areas of marketing, branding, and consulting new business and strategic models for architectural developments, retail, restaurant businesses, and other service industries.

Yuichi Chida千田勇一

Managing Director

After Chida graduated Hitotsubashi University in 2006, he gained investment banking experience at Goldman Sachs, engaging in financing, M&A advisory and principal investments. He joined Revamp (CIA Inc.’s partnering company) in 2009 dealing with strategy, hands-on reevaluation, marketing, and branding in retail, food, service, and internet industry. He is also the director & COO of Act Tank Co., Ltd and the director & CEO for Full Throttles Co., Ltd.

Naruyoshi Ejima江島成佳

Branding Director

Ejima makes his goal to boost the corporate value, and beyond that, the customer experience value for each of CIA’s clients.
He is active in branding and visual identity development, corporate communication and promotion.
He is involved in every stage from concept development, planning and drafting to production direction as well as project management.

  • Aaron A. Palileoアーロン・パリレオ

    ASEAN Director
  • Masaaki Oka岡 正明

    Strategy Advisor
  • Shinichi Tsukamoto塚本晋一

    Development Director
  • Tomoko Otsuki大槻朋子

    Brand Architect
  • Yoko Saiyama齊山陽子

    Creative Director
  • Naomi Sundbergサンドバーグ直美

    Creative Art Director / Designer
  • Akira Shibuya澁谷 聡

    Architectural Director
  • Yo Umeda梅田陽

    Senior Director
  • Michael Wongマイケル・ウォン

    Hong Kong Representative
  • Richard Seireeniリック・セイリーニ

    Senior Brand Architect
  • Douglas Shinsatoダグラス・シンサト

    Senior Executive Advisor
  • Akira Amano天野明

    Senior Advisor

Alliance Partnerships

CI&T is a nearshore information technology and software engineering company.
CI&T operates as a global systems integrator headquartered in the Brazilian city of Campinas
with offices in other regions of South America, the United States, Europe, and Asia.
CI&T specializes in buisiness-agile enterprise methods for
systems integration and software development.
In 2010, CI&T developedDigital Studio (formerly Mobile Studio), a special unit
branded to addressmobility and mobile tools and services across all major platforms.
Super Sensing Forum is a consortium of the advanced sensing technologies comanies.
Tokyo university professor,Satoru Nakagawa,leads censoring technology,
artificial intelligence and othersensing networks.
Sy Chen assume the associate special fellow of Super Sensing Forum.

Join Our Team!

Position |
Research Strategist
Summary |
A research strategist will work with various teams on priority projects, creating optimal strategic hypotheses from data research and analysis. As well as creating presentation materials that interpret primary and secondary data, implementing concepts and hypotheses for realization based on qualitative and quantitative surveys with appropriate data mining tools.
Ideal Candidate |
At least 4 years experience in any industry
Interest in any specialty (retail, food and beverage, architecture, AI, operations, administration)
Strong communication skills
Business level Japanese and English language ability
Benefits & Salary |
Application |
Please send us your resume and cover letter via our home address or email below.
Address - CIA Inc., 1-43-9 Tomigaya Shibuya-shi, Tokyo Japan 151-0063
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Creative Intelligence Associates Inc.
1-43-9 Tomigaya Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0063

TEL: 03.6804.8871
FAX: 03.6804.8872

Chiyoda Line, Yoyogi Park St., #2 Exit (3 min.)
Odakyu Line, Yoyogi Hachiman St., South Exit (5 min.)
Shibuya St., Hachiko Exit (15 min.)