Mr. Ikegami started his career as a consultant at A.T. Kearney where he was engaged in a variety of consulting projects including business portfolio management for a global CPG firm and a national energy company, mid-term strategy development for a media company, and business turnaround for a real estate developer.
After nearly 5 years of consulting experience, Mr. Ikegami took part in launching Everystar Co., Ltd., DeNA and NTT Docomo joint venture, and as the CEO led the company to make approximately 20 mil. USD in annual sales.
In March of 2015, he launched his own company SAKURAS Co., Ltd., where based on his 10 years of experience in both the Japanese entertainment and technology industries, he provides professional consulting services in digital transformation to the entertainment industry. He published “Kaisha wo yamete nenshu ga agaruhito sagaruhito” (Will your salary increase or decrease if you change your job?) through Shogakukan in 2016.
Masayuki Ikegami - GLOBIS University
The digital disruption is now affecting all industries, that traditional enterprises now have to deal with digital transformation and change their business models or entire value chain. The story is not just about the rise and prosperity of a few companies such as GAFAN or BATH, but the total change of an environment, that is, the changes in corporate strategy and management principles. Meanwhile, development of various technologies has been always empowering the individuals that anyone of us can now start our own business. Whether you are starting your own business or not, sense of entrepreneurship is required that all of us are to leverage our capabilities by using the latest technology with fully updated mind, even if you decide to stay as a member of a large enterprise. Join us update the strategy and management principles since the classes in Globis offers both authentic and the latest insights at the industrial forefront.