B2B Marketing in Japan | Bigbeat
 
TOP TITLE TOP TITLE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

WHO WE ARE

Bigbeat Inc. is a B2B advertising and marketing agency based in Japan. We provide a comprehensive, one-stop service for marketing communications in the B2B industry.
Many of our clients are foreign firms looking to develop and expand their businesses in Japan.

SUPPORT IN JAPAN

We provide support for marketing communications and embrace working relationships to help with business development and expansion in Japan.

COMMUNICATIONS

  • Clients
  • Partners
  • Media

LOCALIZATION

At Bigbeat, we have a thorough understanding of each industry’s market background, culture, and business practices. We provide localization needs to create global messages that fit each unique industry situation.
  • Creative
  • Exhibition
  • Conferences / Seminars
  • Web / Digital Production
  • Advertising
  • PR

CLIENTS

  • Adobe Systems
  • ARM
  • ASUS
  • Dassault Systèmes
  • Dell
  • DHL
  • Ericsson
  • F5 Networks
  • Medidata Solutions
  • NXP
  • salesforce.com
  • Siemens
  • Sony Marketing
  • Symantec
  • VMware

and many others...

OUR PEOPLE

YUTAKA HAMAGUCHI
CEO
YUTAKA HAMAGUCHI

President Hamaguchi has over 30 years of experience in the B2B marketing industry working with major Japanese, American, and European IT companies. His interests include rock music, golf, his wife, and traveling. He started Bigbeat for a love of two things: advertising and rock. He began learning how to play the electric guitar when he was 12 years old and, as an avid explorer, has backpacked to many parts of the world in his 20's. Most recently, he has roadtripped from Yosemite to San Diego all while staying at a number of unique motels along the way.

YUKO FUKUYASU
ACCOUNT DIRECTOR
YUKO FUKUYASU

Fukuyasu was raised in the United States and Colombia when she was a child and learned to speak English, Spanish, and Japanese while growing up. She used to be the Executive Assistant for President Hamaguchi's former client. After entering Bigbeat, she handled a multitude of conferences, seminars, and golf events. She often receives words of gratitude from her clients as her powerful work moves the hearts of the people she encounters. Due to her superhuman energy and speediness in her work, she is often called an otherworldly being at the company.

MOTOAKI KATAURA
ACCOUNT MANAGER
MOTOAKI KATAURA

Kataura spent his teenager years in Connecticut in the United States. As a result, his English is often times said to be much better than his Japanese. He is the vocalist for Bigbeat's in-house rock band, but the band is currently on hiatus due to differences with the guitarist on the direction of the music... Recently, beginning with Vietnam, he has been flying back and forth producing many events in Asia. His special ability is being able to sleep anywhere.

MARIKO SUZUKI
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
MARIKO SUZUKI

Suzuki joined Bigbeat because she loves festivals and events and most of her earnings are said to either go to food, clothes, or theatergoing. She is a theater-fanatic and goes to see more than 80 stage performances a year; anything from small theater to imperial theater, from straightplays to musicals, but her particular favorite would have to be 2.5D plays. She has a penchant for talking to clients and a talent for making sure business runs smoothly.

HIRONORI SHIMADA
PLANNER
HIRONORI SHIMADA

Shimada has been engaged in marketing in the BtoB industry for over 20 years at several advertising agencies. Currently, he is involved in planning for our company and our client companies. During his college days, he was part of the Automobile Club, participating in motorsports rally competitions from then until his 30's, and majored in movies, enhancing his creative side. His current hobby is running marathons, previously competing in the Tokyo marathon, and reading mystery books by Lawrence Block. He enjoys eating ramen for lunch.

JOSEPH SLUCHER
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
JOSEPH SLUCHER

Joseph hails from Louisville, Kentucky and joined Bigbeat in 2019. During college he studied abroad for one year at Waseda University in Tokyo. He fell in love with Tokyo and knew that he wanted to come back after college. He returned to Japan in 2017 after graduating college and has never looked back. Using both his ability to speak Japanese, he ensures there is smooth communication with the clients’ Global and Japanese offices. His hobbies include watching soccer, cycling, and collecting vinyl records.

TOMONORI KANNO
WEB PLANNER
TOMONORI KANNO

Kanno started his career as a print designer, moving to web designer and is now currently focused on directing website creation for BtoB companies and event sites at Bigbeat. He is well-versed in event management having experience in bar management (he even used to DJ). In his off-time, he enjoys watching sports like wrestling and basketball. After doing combat sports for 10 years, he is currently practicing Judo, fencing, and Taekwondo. He enjoys the lively atmospheres of events and company parties and particularly shines during the nighttime. He is a sucker for overseas TV dramas.

MIZUKI NOGITA
MARKETING MANAGER
MIZUKI NOGITA

Nogita was born in 1986 in Fukuoka Prefecture. After Graduating college, he entered the Account team at Bigbeat in the April of 2009. For 9 years he supported the marketing activities of domestic ICT clients until 2018, when Bigbeat established its own marketing department. As the marketing manager, Nogita oversees our own marketing and branding strategy as well as strategies for inbound acquisition of clients. Using our blog and SNS accounts, he shares the marketing activities and successes of Bigbeat.

KAISHI TADA
MARKETING
KAISHI TADA

Tada was born in Osaka, which is where many famous Japanese comedians find their roots. Although he shares the same hometown with many of them and enjoys their comedy, he is not a comedian himself. In elementary, middle, and high school he was on the schools swimming team. And in college he was a member of the schools rowing team. Because he has been around water so much of his life, he is known as the amphibious employee. He is a part of the marketing department where he is focused on honing his digital marketing skills. On the weekends he enjoys reading and going to public baths.

TAKAO NISHIDA
SYSTEMS ENGINEER
TAKAO NISHIDA

Nishida is the Systems Engineer and drummer at Bigbeat. He developed B-studio, an open-source content management system (CMS) at Bigbeat. Before joining Bigbeat, he worked as an independent systems engineer contractor for an IT company. He was classmates with President Hamaguchi during their junior high and high school days and they formed a rock band together then (and now). Recently, his favorite drummers are Chris Coleman and Ian Paice. His enjoys drinking Four Roses, a straight bourbon whiskey from Kentucky, and looks forward to ocassionally drinking at night together with his 3 daughters.

YOSHIKA YAMASAKI
EVENT OFFICE
YOSHIKA YAMASAKI

Yamasaki has been a company director of Bigbeat since its establishment. She has been involved in the management and administration of Bigbeat and currently supervises the event office team. She used to follow an amateur band around on tour during her school days where she met President Hamaguchi. On her days off she enjoys searching for delicious bakeries. While her body is strong and healthy, she wants to travel to the African Savannah to see the wild animal herds. Her hobbies include doing yoga, golf, traveling, reading manga, and watching movies.