Koichi  Yamamoto

Koichi Yamamoto

Executive Planning Director
Dentsu Inc.
Koichi, as the Executive Planning Director of CDC, oversees communications planning for various multinational clients and drives thought leadership in communications planning across the Dentsu network.  His 30-year career at Dentsu has centered on strategic planning spanning diverse industries and domains,  with particular focus on clients in the IT and communication sectors, and leading edge multi-national clients. He currently leads network wide innovation in pioneering new approaches to communication to stay ahead of the changes brought about by technology.
He has been a speaker at many international conferences including Cannes, Spikes Asia, Ad Asia, ARF, South by Southwest, IAA,  served on the jury at Cannes, Spikes and AMES and is a native speaker in English and Japanese. He holds a MBA from Columbia University and a BS in Architecture from the University of Tokyo.