Hello, I’m Kenichi Nonomura

Director, Business Design and Development, IDEO Tokyo

ビジネス・デザイン/ディベロップメント担当ディレクター。クリエイティビティとビジネスの橋渡しを務め、 そこから成功に繋がる変化とイノベーションを生み出すことに情熱を持つ。現在は、IDEO Tokyoの事業拡大と新規開拓に注力。企業がIDEOとのコラボレーションでさらに大きなインパクトを創出する方法も摸索中。ベンチャーのビジネスデザインにも熱心で、日本のスタートアップや起業家の支援も行う。

前職では、トヨタ自動車本社にて海外営業や商品企画を担当。

ハーバードビジネススクールにてMBA、慶應義塾大学にて総合政策学学士号を取得。ロンドン、ニューヨーク、ボストンおよびシンガポールで暮らした経験を持つ。

Kenichi is the Director of Business Design and Development at IDEO Tokyo. His focus is to bridge creativity with business, and using the combination to generate successful change and innovation. Currently, Kenichi’s focus is around growing and developing IDEO Tokyo’s business. Kenichi meets organizations every year to explore various ways that IDEO may collaborate with them to create greater impact. With a passion in venture design, Kenichi is also helping create new offerings to help startups and entrepreneurs in Japan.

Prior to joining IDEO, Kenichi worked as a Country Manager at Toyota Motor Corporation’s headquarters in Japan where he was in charge of Toyota’s product portfolio, pricing, supply and demand, and public relations in multiple Latin American countries.

Kenichi holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, US, and a BA in Policy Management from Keio University, Japan. A globe trotter, Kenichi has lived in London, New York, Boston, and Singapore.