Executive Officer

Kazuya Suzuki

A graduate of the Keio University Faculty of Policy Management, Kazuya Suzuki also holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
He previously worked for Sony Corporation and Booz & Company before joining DI.

  • Kazuya has been focusing on consulting new business creation and R&D for mainly manufacturers, and in recent years, helping them work out how they will respond to digital disruption.
  • In his consulting work, spanning more than ten years from his time at Booz & Company through to the present day, he has supported the development and execution of strategies that will contribute to the growth of his corporate clients in such diverse sectors as electronics, automotive, consumer goods, environment and energy, healthcare, chemicals, and finance. Strategies have included new business development, overseas expansion, M&A/tie-up support, and R&D strategies.
  • He has been devoting his professional career to “turn invention into innovation” and consistently engaged in business creation throughout his career. At Sony Corporation, he worked on new business development in display devices, and at business school, he was involved in the launch of a nanotech startup from the university.