Akiko Yoshitake

Akiko is leading Tapad’s Japan business establishment and local commercial engagements, with nearly 20 years of experience in marketing and digital advertising in the APAC region. Prior to joining Tapad, Yoshitake was director of sales at Kenshoo in Japan where she was responsible for building relationships and revenue with direct advertisers and agencies. She also spent 15 years at Cyber Communications Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Dentsu Inc., the largest advertising agency in Japan. At Cyber Communications, Akiko led the team that established the OpenX market ad exchange in APAC, and was head of the OpenX business for both APAC and Japan, lending to her strong understanding of the Japan programmatic ecosystem. She is a Certified Professional Marketer, (Asia) awarded by the Asian Marketing Federation (AMF).