INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF SPORT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

YU TAKANO


Seven years of business and financial consulting experience supporting Japanese companies to expand into the US and Asia. Three years managing and developing a University Futsal League.

DEGREES
Master in Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

LANGUAGES: Japanese, English

WORK EXPERIENCE
TOTAL YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 10

Yamada Consulting Group, Manager of International Business, Tokyo, Japan

  • Supported 30+ Japanese companies to expand business abroad with strategic planning, market research, financial modelling, M&A advisory, etc
  • Arranged strategic alliance with a US professional firm for company to develop business in the US
  • Worked in Singapore and Los Angeles; adapted to new environment quickly and contributed to launching business

Tokyo Futsal Federation, Head of University Division, Tokyo, Japan

  • Managed operations of Tokyo University Futsal League (100+ games per year)
  • Increased number of teams from 10 to 18 in three years as a result of commitment to attend all the games and social media marketing
  • Established a new tournament of four regional champion teams and obtained additional budgets by negotiating with the federation

Japan Futsal Federation, Event Advisor, Tokyo, Japan

  • Launched online and offline campaigns to attract spectators to Japan Futsal League (F.League)
  • Created a fun community through a crowdfunding project

SKILLS: Business Development, Financial Management, Problem-solving, Project Management, Strategic Planning

SPORTS: Football, Futsal

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