Leadership

Kosuke Sogo

Kosuke Sogo

CEO and Co-founder

Kosuke Sogo is the CEO and co-founder of AnyMind Group, and oversees the expansion and growth of the company and its business units in various markets across the globe.

Under Sogo’s leadership, AnyMind Group began as AdAsia™ Holdings, providing technology-driven marketing solutions. The company has expanded into the major Asian markets and will expand globally in the future.

He was previously awarded “Asia’s Most Influential Digital Marketing Professional” at World Brand Congress in 2015, and features on the list of “Most Influential Global Marketing Leaders 2016” by World Marketing Congress. In addition, Sogo was recognized as the “Under-30 Achiever of the Year” in the 2017 edition of the Mumbrella Asia Awards.

Otohiko Kozutsumi

Otohiko Kozutsumi

COO and Co-founder

Otohiko Kozutsumi is Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder for AnyMind Group and is responsible for developing the overall business strategy.

Otohiko has 8 years of experience in digital marketing, advertising technology and business development. Prior to AnyMind Group, he was with held leadership roles in ad tech companies.

Prior to that, he managed and developed the smartphone ad network of Nobot Inc. and took part in the planning and expansion in Southeast Asia of the Japanese mobile company. He was involved in the company’s business and overseas expansion, and contributed to the merger and acquisition of Nobot inc. by Mediba Inc.

Keizo Okawa

Keizo Okawa

CFO

Keizo Okawa is the Chief Finance Officer at AnyMind Group, and he leads AnyMind Group’s financial strategy and management.

Prior to AnyMind Group, he was at Morgan Stanley, where he was vice president in the investment banking group. During his investment banking career, Okawa had worked on a large number of M&A and capital market transaction in the technology sector. Prior to that, he spent almost half a decade at Deloitte Consulting.

Hitoshi Maruyama

Hitoshi Maruyama

CSO

Hitoshi Maruyama is the Chief Strategy Officer at AnyMind Group, and he is tasked with driving the newly-formed AnyMind Group’s overall strategy and growth across the advertising, marketing and human resource industries, along with future industries.

Before joining AdAsia Holdings, Maruyama held roles at Japanese advertising technology company Geniee and Indonesia-based ADSTARS. At AdAsia Holdings, Maruyama led the growth of the Publisher Engagement department across Asia and oversaw the development and enhancement of the AdAsia Digital Platform for Publishers, a platform that drives multiple revenue streams across display, native and video advertising to online media owners through the use of artificial intelligence.

Akinori Nishiyama

Akinori Nishiyama

CHRO

Akinori Nishiyama is Chief Human Resource Officer at AnyMind Group. He leads AnyMind Group’s global human resource function – developing, implementing and standardizing human resource policies across the organization.

His responsibilities include driving talent development, employee engagement and building a sustainable framework for HR work across AnyMind Group.

Prior to joining AnyMind Group, Nishiyama was director of MicroAd, Inc. and CEO of MicroAd Plus, Inc., and held a leadership role at CyberAgent.

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