October 18, 2005
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Johnan Shinkin Bank
UX Branding, Brand Strategy, Experience Prototype, Service Design, UXUI, Information Architecture, Interaction Design, Digital Transformation
NTT docomo / Sony / NHK / SoftBank / Canon / Nestle / DENSO / KDDI / J:COM / Nikon / FUJITSU / NTT Resonant / OMRON / NEC / LAWSON
After graduating from the Kyoto Institute of Engineering and Design with a degree in Architecture and Design, Kohei worked as a designer in Korea for Samsung Electronics developing state-of-the-art cell phones. Passionate about design from a young age, he returned to Japan in October 2005 to found ZEPPELIN, with the world value based on beauty, not solely material wealth. Since then, he has worked to create, plan, as well as design the UXUI for a Variety of global businesses, including telecommunications, electronics, automobiles, broadcasting, and education. Kohei now focuses on formulating company vision, creating new business, and branding activities aimed at communicating the company's value, all based around a design-centered philosophy.
Jay cares about users. Having studied Sociology and Fine Arts, he has found a perfect balance between functional and visually pleasing. As a strategic thinker and Human-centered design evangelist he remains focused on creating meaningful experiences that people love. Having worked in the industry for more than a decade he supported major global brands including Lincoln, Citibank, Mercedes-Benz and Orange. He pursues design thinking in order to resolve essential human and business challenges. As a Board Member of ZEPPELIN, Jay actively nurtures company's growth, fosters innovation and supports design Crew across their functions.
A graduate of Waseda University School of Commerce, Takaharu established Yasumoto CPA Office after working at Asahi & Co. (now KPMG AZSA LLC), and as a company director at BrainCore CO., LTD. The auditor 's true accounts'. Currently, Takaharu works as (as written by UNIQLO 's auditor' and 'UNIQLO!', LTD, ASKUL Corporation, UBIC Inc., and several other companies. He joined ZEPPELIN as a management consultant in September 2013. A certified Public Accountant and tax accountant, as well as a consultant for corporate IPOs.
Having worked in software development since high school, he developed CANDY, a precursor to Japanese CAD software, during his college years. After graduating and working as a researcher for NTT, he took A position with Microsoft Japan, after which he moved to Microsoft's headquarters in 1989. Satoshi was the chief architect for Windows 95 and 98, as well as Internet Explorer 3.0 and 4.0. Departing from Microsoft in 2000, he founded UIEvolution Inc., where he Is currently a director. Establishing neu.Pen LLC in 2010, he continues to engage in the development of apps designed for iOS. Satoshi joined ZEPPELIN as CTO in April 2014.