Article on Brain magazine October 2021

Brain is a professional magazine for Japanese advertisement and creative industry. I wrote an article in the series “Bookmark of the month”.

PM needs the sense of smell like shark

Product Manager’s role is often difficult to define. Are we decision makers? Are we responsible for the outcome? Both are true. But those does not necessarily make a great PM. What great PM does is to sense an opportunity from a vague signal, like sharks finds their pray from a smell of a drip of…

Japan Designer’s Network: Featured designer

In 2015, I was covered in the Featured designer section on Japan Design Net, by Mr. Toshiki Kiriyama, an exceptional design producer leading TRUNK DESIGN. Not really being a traditional designer, I was humbled being in the list with prominent designers.