Tetsutaro Kawakami graduated from the Faculty of Law, Keio University in Japan and completed the master’s degree program of Birmingham Business School of the University of Birmingham in the U.K. After returning to Japan, he started his career at Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. as a business consultant in charge of management strategies and marketing strategies, particularly for business-to-consumer (B2C) companies. He currently serves as CEO of Chicabi and CIO of a real estate fund, while engaging in project concerning education as a director of NPO.
Chief design officer
Shinsuke Sakamoto was born in Tokyo in 1986. After graduating from Azabu High School, he enrolled in the Department of Graphic Design of Tama Art University. While he was in the university, he studied at the Art Center College of Design in the U.S. Following the graduation of the university, he worked for a start-up as an art director and in 2012, started businesses in Japan. In 2013, he sold the businesses and joined Beenos Inc. as an interaction designer. He currently plays a key role as a creative director in Chicabi.
- Company Name
- Chicabi Inc.
- Company Address
- Maison Rex 2F, 2-9-3 Ebisu-minami, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan (150-0022)
- May 2006
- 12,000,000 yen
- Main Banks
- Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, MUFG Bank, Ltd.