Tomoyuki Maeda

Tomoyuki Maeda

CEO at Silicon Valley JAPAN
Silicon Valley JAPAN

Tomo received a Masters Degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from the HEC Paris and a B.A. from the University of Washington, Bothell. He is a graduate of the Y-Combinator Startup School program and has established his own consultancy Silicon Valley JAPAN helping global startups expand their businesses in Japan. Tomo is Japan Market Representative for Flywheel Digital offers customers Amazon specific software, tools and expertise to drive sales and brand performance across Amazon platforms by directly actioning solutions for clients. Previously, Tomo spent five years building up the Japan and APAC media practice at Videology, an advanced TV and video advertising platform. Tomo was executive marketing director for DELLAROBBIA JAPAN, modern American luxury furniture brand in early his career. 

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Tomoyuki on mentorship

I would like to help UW Bothell students and alumni succeed as I have.

Specialty topics

  • Marketing
  • E-commerce
  • Entrepreneurship


Favorite books and learning resources

  • Angela Duckworth Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

    The reason I recommend this book is it is inspiring and helps you understand the reason, and what it takes to be successful.


Fun facts

I was born in and live in Tokyo. I used live in Seattle, Bellevue, Mt Lake Terrace, Bellingham, and many other places around Seattle.