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|Company Name||2DOGS Inc.|
|Established||May 1st 2015|
|Business Areas||Brand consulting and related services|
|Common Stock||JPY 2500,000|
|Founder / CEO||Kenji Utsunomiya|
|Outside Director||Kazunobu Ezawa|
|Head Office||8F Hoshi Bldg, 2-4-5, Ebisu nishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0021, Japan|
Kenji Utsunomiya started his career in 1993 working for Haseko Corporation, one of Japan’s largest general contractors, working mainly on housing developments. In 2000 he joined GE Capital working as a marketing manager in charge of e-business and content management and was awarded GE’s Six Sigma Black belt for his contribution to the company in 2002. In 2003 he joined CIA Inc., as a project manager and was put in charge of the branding of large-scale projects and clients such as ThinkPark (Office), Southwood (Retail), Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (Private banking office) and Peach Aviation (Airline). He was made COO and co-partner in 2007. In 2015 together with Kenji Hachiya (the other “dog”) he established 2Dogs Inc.
After working for F.D.C. Products Inc as Managing Director of their apparel brand, Kenji Hachiya established Yohaku Inc. in 2001 as he spotted a market for connecting customers and brands via online brand communication tools. He later turned the company into a one-stop creative shop for graphic design, website and media production, digital signage and related services. Past clients include NTT, Shiseido, 4°C, Wacoal and Tokyo Midtown. He has also developed a new way of showing products in a user controlled 360° view and an online material database and market place for construction materials. In 2015, together with long-time friend Kenji Utsunomiya, he established 2Dogs Inc.
Working on creative development at Yohaku Inc., including website design, graphics, videos and digital signage. He built communication and creative plans for clients based on consumer insights, and then handled all production and direction related to these. Past clients include a major beverage manufacturer that was the largest TV and online media adverstiser in Japan. By constantly spinning the PDCA cycle, his work contributes to increased sales. Loves surfing and reading.
Beginning in 1992, he was in charge of combining and selling currency derivatives at Sanwa Bank (now Bank of Mitsubishi Tokyo UFJ) and other currency products. In 2002, he was made managing director at Goldman Sachs in charge of corporate accounts for bonds, currency and other financial products. In 2010, he was a managing director at Morgan Stanley in charge of corporate accounts, including negotiations with Bank of Mitsubishi Tokyo UFJ. From 2013, he became managing director for corporate accounts at StormHarbour, a UK-affiliate investment bank. A father of two sons, he enjoys fishing and history.
2DOGS supports World Vision Japan Child Sponsorship Program.
In the near future, Japan needs to open its doors to more immigrants to sustain the present level of service and welfare. By supporting and offering a deeper understanding of Japan to children in developing countries we hope to help portray a positive image of Japan and create an interest in Japan for these children. After World War II, our grandparents and parents made a lasting impact on many Asian countries by helping to build various infrastructure such as dams and bridges. As a result Japan is known in many places for its high quality of construction and generosity in helping other nations.
We have decided to focus our CSV activities on helping children achieve a good education. We also encourage our clients to join us in order to create a better Japan and a better world for the future.
2Dogs supports the World Vision Japan Child Sponsorship Program that helps children in developing countries. For more information, please visit: www.worldvision.org