Kotaro Sasamoto

Managing Partner
Dentsu Ventures

Kotaro Sasamoto joined Dentsu in 2003 and engaged in a variety of marketing-related work, focusing on planning and implementing client marketing strategies in the strategic planning and account management divisions. He then switched to work overseas and was involved in helping launch client operations overseas and establishing overseas Dentsu branches. After earning his MBA from Harvard Business School, he was transferred to the Corporate Strategy Division, where he is in charge of investing in startups both in and outside of Japan and developing new businesses. He established Dentsu Ventures in April, 2015 and became the managing partner.