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.

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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.