interactive_japan.jpg

 

Nobuhiro (Nob) Seki is President of Six Apart Japan, a fully owned subsidiary of Six Apart, Ltd., a San Francisco based blogging company where Seki also serves as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Japan.
Loading the player...

Nobuhiro (Nob) Seki

Nobuhiro (Nob) Seki is President of Six Apart Japan, a fully owned subsidiary of Six Apart, Ltd., a San Francisco based blogging company where Seki also serves as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Japan. Six Apart is the global leader providing blogging technologies, software and solutions for years in North America, Europe and Japan.

Seki is one of the pioneers who have made the blogging business happen in Japan, partnering with large, influential ISP partners such as Nifty and NTT Communications by an award-winning blogging solution "TypePad" and distributing the leading blogging software "Movable Type" through Softbank BB to both personal users and corporate users since 2003.

Seki was engaged in business development at Nikkei Business Publications after serving as Staff Editor contributing to Nikkei Computer and other IT related publications for several years. He graduated from the University of Tokyo with a B.S. in Engineering and received an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Carnegie Mellon University with awards.

READ MORE

Interactive Japan

In this iTV-Japan segment, we enter the industry of interactive communications and marketing in Japan. The business leaders of this field are featured here, and they inform us on the concepts behind interactive media in the Japanese market. We see how innovations in web, mobile, online marketing, database and one-to-one communications will shape marketing and advertising in Japan. As globalization increases, so too does the need for constant communication in Japanese businesses. See how an Interactive Japan can now satisfy that craving in this exciting section of iTV-Japan.com.

Paul_Anders_Schwamm

Host: Paul Anders Schwamm - President, Asia Media Sales

A New York native, Paul has conducted business in Japan and Asia since 1987, and has lived in Japan since 1991. As a management consultant, Paul helps companies develop their international business. He also heads Asia Media Sales, a company that helps online media monetize their international user traffic.
Previously, as General Manager, Asia-Pacific for Claria Corporation, Paul pioneered online behavioral marketing in the region. Prior to joining Claria, Paul had founded and managed @Asia Inc., which developed and operated Web sites and services targeted to users in Japan and Asia. @Asia pioneered many firsts, including a multilingual Web-based email service.
Paul has managed the Japan consumer products subsidiaries of major global corporations, including Wyeth and SmithKline Beecham, and also served as Director, Asia-Pacific for Wyeth Consumer Healthcare. Paul has won Japan advertising industry awards for both TV and print campaigns created under his management.

Other Videos


  • Amir Ayalon
    Amir Ayalon is the founder and president of Sozon Inc., a Tokyo based Online Marketing firm leading the Japanese market…
  • David Case
    David Case is an experienced intellectual property licensing and litigation lawyer. He has represented clients in a number of fields…
  • Mark Ferris
    Mark Ferris has lived in Japan since 1993 where he has built a career in marketing. After founding a consulting…
  • Neeraj Jhanji
    Neeraj is the founder and CEO of ImaHima, which launched one of the world's first mobile location-based community in 1999.…
  • Wataru Kageyama
    Kageyama-san is currently the President and CEO of Buddiez, Inc., a 1-1/2 year old company established to create digital entertainment…
  • Elo Kent
    Elo Kent joined GPlus Media as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in 2006 following more than a decade of experience leading…
  • Rolf Lumpe
    Rolf founded MRS Corporation in 2002, a next generation media wholesale firm which allows optimized streaming media distribution over broadband…
  • John Moore
    John Moore is Director of Source International in Tokyo and is responsible for marketing, training, and the corporate and individual…
  • Kei Shibata
    Kei Shibata co-founded Venture Republic Inc. in 2001 and has been served as President & CEO since foundation. Venture Republic…