Staff Profile

FOUNDER / CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
YUYA YAMASHITA
Yuya Yamashita is a founder and CEO/CFO. Prior to founding Ideal Network Creation, he worked for J.P. Morgan in May 2011 as a Rates Strategist. He was responsible for covering mainly JPY interest rate markets. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, he worked for Deutsche Securities Inc.'s Rates Structuring group and was responsible for exotic/hybrid product development and marketing. He also worked as a fixed-income/relative-value researcher, specializing in quantitative analysis of JPY interest rate markets. He is a CFA Charterholder. He earned a BA in Economics from the University of Tokyo.

FOUNDER / CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
YOJI OTANI
Yoji Otani is a founder. He established Iconweaver Inc. in 2007. He has promoted a lot of artists present in mass-media. Prior to establishing Iconweaver, he worked for a Japanese major entertainment production, where he was responsible for promoting many major artists. Prior to joining this Japanese major entertainment production, he studied in Australia and worked for Ramada Renaissance Hotel Sydney.

CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER
NAOKI TAKAHASHI
After graduating from Waseda University Faculty of Science and Technology in 2008, he joined a major PR company. He served as a public relations consultant for major clients. In 2014 he joined as manager a mid-sized PR company, where he was in charge of public relations and marketing activities for a major client. In 2015, taking advantage of the marketing experience in public relations, he joined Ideal Network Creation as chief marketing officer.