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