President of YK Future Consulting
After returning from London in 2002, joined electronic musical instrument manufacturer, KORG.
As a product innovator in a global team, targeting new markets and niche markets. Yuji has been involved in a number of new businesses. His footwork allows him to fly alone to India, China, the United States, Europe, and anywhere as necessary to conduct a series of steady and thorough end-user research. Yuji lead more than 150 projects to release new products and business worldwide.
As a product innovator, with a rich knowledge of product marketing and product planning, he also holds seminars, workshops, write reports for other companies and the government as a consultant.
Because of his position, Yuji have had many opportunities to communicate with a varieties company owners, he has gradually begun to deepen his interest in company management. He qualified as a registered management consultant by Japanese government in 2016. As his unique career, while he work for KORG as a product innovator, he supported his clients as a consultant, also work with the governments. As his track record as a management consultant began to accumulate and his reputation began to grow, as he developed his desire to increase the number of opportunities to contribute to growth of clients. In 2019, he set up a product innovation/management consulting office, YK Future Consulting.
In his current role, he is responsible for business improvement, business model set up, new product development, marketing, and subsidy applications, speaking at seminars and workshops, etc. He doesn’t see himself as a teacher or mentor, but rather as a trustworthy man who works with his clients to share their pain and suffering.
As a private, he lives with his wife, daughter, and a dog. His current hobbies include jogging, traveling abroad, and music. His speciality is making biryani, Indian soul food. He is also a stress-free researcher. Come visit his personal homepage!
Registered management consultant by Japanese government (No. 415177)
Certified Business Innovation Support Organization (No. 106013003310)
Tokyo Metropolitan Association of Registered management consultant, Johoku Branch
Expert of Setagaya-ku SME Support Center
Shinagawa-ku Business Catalyst
Mira-Sapo specialists certified by the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency
Expert of Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry Experts
Adviser of Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation