We will provide especially SMALL-SCALE company with solid support to penetrate Japan market through our rich experience of marketing and branding products from outside of Japan.
Katsu Kawahara, the co-founder of ILILIS, LLC., has excellent business experience and academic background to support you.
KATSU KAWAHARA – a potent and skilled marketing / operation professional who is equipped with strong leadership skills, entrepreneurial spirits, creativity and passions. Directed a Japan subsidiary company of a Stockholm-based photo-related pro/amateur goods manufacturer for 8 years as a managing director, tripled sales, while building brand equity through various kinds of marketing activities. 14-year’s marketing experience in photo industry. Conducted marketing collaboration with camera manufacturers, such as Sony, Fujifilm, Olympus, Canon, Nikon, Leica, Hasselblad, etc. Have work experiences both at a small start-up and at a global giant. Good at cross-functional coordination fostered through complete-product engineering background. IT company experience in Apple and a Linux-based IT company. Have bachelor degree in mechanical engineering and MBA in Strategy.
Our vision is to make both your company and Japanese customers happy by helping your products and services to be provided to the customers who needs them most.