Short-bio and info:

Summary: 

Seasoned Sales professional forJapanese Enterprise IT market with extensive interpreter/translation skills experience in the rural revitalization initiatives.

  • 10 years+ sales and marketing experience in a Japanese IT corporate environment. Extensive experience with usage of enterprise IT terminology as an account manager and communicating with various stakes holders. (Activities: Writing Proposals, Account planning; reviewing of marketing material, documentation, contracts and agreements, training channel partners, working with CxO level executives in sales and technical roles, various internal teams members. ) 
  • 4 years+ experience working in various roles with interpretation and translation ENG->JP, JP->ENG, mainly with hospitality and government entities in preparation for Tokyo 2020 Olympics and beyond.
  • Acumens -> finds enjoyment in working and solving problems with a diverse group of motivated individuals, wants to be a team motivator, 

Skills and Qualifications: 

10yrs.+ experience with Japanese language used in Japanese Enterprise IT market. Worked as account manager for major railway companies, major retailers, global IT & electronics conglomerates in TSE #1 listed companies.  Flexibility  Able to adapt to different working environments. Experience working as a sole proprietor. 
Experience working with various industries IT / Sales Marketing / Consulting Services / Hospitality and services. Team Player  Experience leading, managing & collaborating with team of sales, marketing, pre-sales, support and product teams.    

Work Experiences:   

Confusio (Sole Proprietor/Freelance work)                  Apr 2017 – Present 
Project Management Organizer/Facilitator                                                               May 2017- Present 
– Operation of guesthouse providing local cultural experiences and activities for foreign travelers. – Facilitated field work study abroad students in conjunction with Higashiizu Chamber of Commerce & Higashiizu Municipal office. – Accepted 200+guests & volunteers throughout 2017-2019, 
Translations  & Interpretation Services Translator / Interpreter                                        May 2017-Present 
– Various jobs for Chamber of Commerce of Higashi-izu Town (Student Field Work, “Inbound” Monitor tours, FAM Trips, Tour guide assistance) 
-Collateral translation, liaison work for record labels, and event planning agencies. 
– Translation work for local small businesses, food service and hospitality services in the Izu Peninsula area (Japanese style restaurant and local cafes). 
– Marketing collateral translation and localization projects for major IT company.
Language Teaching & Coaching Services Language Teacher                                                   May 2016-Present 
– Online Japanese lessons to Japanese learners around the world
– Business Level English Coaching to 50+ students (ex. Entrepreneurs, NPO owners, hotel staff, orthopedic clinic, paramedics, massage therapists, artists, athletes, best selling novelists and university professors)   

Work Experiences : (continued from page 1)   

Trend Micro Incorporated, Tokyo, JAPAN                  Apr. 2005-Nov.2015 
Account Management & Partner Alliance Channel Account Manager (Channel partner Management)    July2012-Nov. 2015 
–  Executed strategic plans with multi-national strategic partners (NEC Corp., Fujitsu, and other distributors and channel partners). 
– Periodically performed sales training (1-2 times per month) to sales & engineering staff, assisted closing major deals with top tier customer clients.  
– Organized and performed strategic business meetings with CxO executives, and managerial executives, and other key stakeholders in the organization. -Worked with global team to perform PoC on new products, adopt global level alliances. 
– Managed yearly and quarterly sales quotas. 
Account Management  Account Management (Direct sales, VLE & Mid-sized Biz)         Aug 2008-Jun 2012 
– Sales activity to 50 accounts in Tokyo 1st Stock Exchange listed accounts. Infrastructure, Transportation and Food Processing verticals.  (Nov. 2010 -Jun. 2012) 
– Sales activity to 1000 accounts in Mid-sized, Tokyo 1st Stock Exchange and Tokyo 2nd Stock Exchange listed accounts. (Aug. 2008 – Oct. 2010) 
– 4 year direct sales career, roles include retaining customer testimonials, maintaining relationships with CxO level executives and managing directors. -Managed yearly and quarterly sales quotas.  
Channel Sales Regional Account Manager (Nagoya & Gifu Area sales)             Aug 2005-Jul 2008 
– Managed and maintained relationships with 50+ regional channel partner accounts.  – Performed trainings, seminars, and sales calls. – Managed yearly & quarterly sales quota. 

Other Experiences:  

  • Japan Market Expansion Competition (Non-Profit Organization)  November 2008 – June 2009 

– Participated in business training program/competition supported by 12 foreign chambers of commerce in Japan to help foreign firms expand business in the Japan market. 

  • Guest Lecturer at Ritsumeikan Univeristy                 Winter 2017 – Present 

– Lectures to university students in English classes (2 times a year). 

Education:    

  • Keio University, JAPAN (April 2001- March 2005) 

      B.A, Policy Management (Focus on Communication Studies) 

  • Temple University Continuing Education (September 2008- 2009) 

      Certificate in International Business Communication 

Certifications:  

 BATIC Accountant Level (Aug 2009), TOIEC 970 (2006), Eiken 1st grade (1997). 

Volunteer Work:  

Participant, Gawad Kalinga (Phillipines) April 2010  

 -Homebuilding projects for Balangai (villages) in need. 

Volunteer staff, Library of Healing and Recreation June 2016-April 2019 

 -Volunteer staff at a Little Book Library in Ito-city, Shizuoka, Japan.  

Other Skills :   

– Familiarity with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point 

– Proven fluency in Japanese and English.