Mr. French In Japan
I’m a 29-year-old French Marketing Manager now working in Tokyo where I’ve been working for the 4 past years (since graduation) at the biggest European automobile company. I’ve also founded 3 years ago a Digital Marketing consulting firm that supports Social/Tech startups for free by advising/teaching them proper marketing methods.
Undergrad School: Top 15 Business School in France
Undergrad Major: Business
GPA: 14,3/20 (French Scale), Top 10%
Age: 29, Ethnicity: White
Other Degree/Certification: Master's Degree in Marketing & Digital
School Name: ESSEC Business School (2nd Best school in France, 6th in Europe)
Extracurriculars: Global Shapers (World Economic Forum): Paris & Tokyo Hub Member then Curator (Director) of Tokyo Hub, Elected as a Board Member of a French Government sponsored startup accelerator in Japan, Managing a community of 45 Startups in Japan and France (organizing events, fund raising pitch sessions to investors), Founder of a Fitness & Nutrition Department at my Undergrad & Grad school. Helped 35+ students over 3 years to reach their well-being goal by teaching proper Nutrition and creating Fitness Programs
Title: Marketing Manager
Company: Top Firm
Length of Employment: 4 yrs
Title: Founder (Marketing Consulting Firm)
Length of Employment: 3 yrs
Big Life Wins:
– Speak 4 languages fluently including Japanese despite being raised in a family speaking only French
– One of the youngest Japan Marketing Manager to be ever promoted to that rank at my firm, now in charge of Marketing for a portfolio of 80M€+
– Elected as the World Economic Forum Japan Hub’s Curator (Managing Team of 30+ people) for 1 year
Post MBA Goal:
Post MBA, I’d like to do a transition from the automotive I. to the Tech I. (Marketing / Product Manager Roles at Major Tech Firm (GAFA)) in Japan.
I’ve always been attracted to tech companies especially all their NPO related activities, a MBA would develop my problem solving skills while allowing me to focus on my entrepreneur Activities.
Target School: Harvard