November 5, 2015
Dream Incubator announces strategic business partnership
with design company Light Publicity
~Leveraging the design and creative spheres to add value to business producing~
Dream Incubator Inc. (headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Takayoshi Yamakawa; “DI”) entered a strategic business partnership with Light Publicity Co., Ltd. (headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; Chief Creative Officer and Deputy President: Kotaro Sugiyama; “Light Publicity”), Japan’s first advertisement design company. The companies plan to develop new services by leveraging the added value of combining the design and creative field to DI’s business producing services across various spheres.
As part of this partnership, Light Publicity Chief Creative Officer and Deputy President Kotaro Sugiyama has been appointed special advisor to DI, and DI President Takayoshi Yamakawa has been appointed special advisor to Light Publicity.
Overview of Light Publicity Co., Ltd.
Head Office address ：7-12-17 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
Business Overview： General advertising planning, design and creation of various packaging, graphics, commercials, etc.
【Biography: Mr. Kotaro Sugiyama】
After graduating from the College of Economics at Rikkyo University, Mr. Sugiyama joined Dentsu Inc., where worked in the creative department as creative director. From 1999, he contributed to the establishment of interactive communications as a leader of digital business. He is one of only a handful of executive creative directors with a thorough understanding of both traditional and interactive advertising.
After working as executive advisor, and director and senior vice president at Dentsu, he was appointed executive vice president of Light Publicity in April 2012, and became chief creative officer and deputy president from April 2015.
Mr. Sugiyama’s main works include the “Pikka Pika no Ichinensei” campaign for Shogakukan, the “Seven Eleven Ii Kibun” campaign for Seven Eleven, the Suntory Royal “Rambo,” and other series. He was also involved in the planning and creation of the Museum of Finance (Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation East Tower, Otemachi), which opened in July 2015.
About Dream Incubator Inc.
Dream Incubator Inc. (TYO: 4310), “the business producing company”, is a strategic consulting and business development firm primarily for corporate clients and governmental institutions.Dream Incubator provides both capital and professional services to next-generation companies to support their growth and expansion, while also operating their own businesses as well.
Dream Incubator Inc.
TEL: +81-3-5532-3200 email@example.com
Light Publicity Co., Ltd.