"From Japan to Singapore~
Overseas business expansion in ASEAN"

First Launch event produced by WASABI Insight


12 February 2015 Thursday, 6:30pm~9:30pm
LinkedIn Singapore, Marina Bay Financial Center
Connecting Japan & ASEAN for casual & stimulating exchange of ideas in business. 
A truly cross border business networking event, first of its kind in Singapore. 
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Mr. Akihiko Koga

Managing Director of Tamoya Udon Singapore


Ms June Shaul

  • Solutions Consultant, Employer Branding, LinkedIn

Ms Emily Maynard

  • Strategic Product Consultant, LinkedIn


Event detail:


  • Date & Time: 12 February 2015, 6:30pm~9:30pm

  • Venue: LinkedIn Singapore

  • Marina Financial Center, Tower 2, Level 29

  • Fee: Free complementary tickets to celebrate our launch event (pre-registration & organiser confirmation are required, strictly by invitation)

*Usual Price $55, Door $60 (dinner included)

  • Light refreshment provide

  • Language: English

  • Dress code: Smart casual

  • Number of attendees: 100 (a mix of Japanese, locals & expatriates)



1830: Door open, Refreshment & Networking

1920: Welcome note by emcee


1930: 1st Speaker + Q&A

Mr. Akihiko Koga

  • Managing Director of Tamoya Udon Singapore


2000: 2nd Speakers +Q&A

Ms June Shaul

  • Solutions Consultant, Employer Branding, LinkedIn

Ms Emily Maynard

  • Strategic Product Consultant, LinkedIn


2030: Networking

2130: The End


*Event program may be subjected to changes,

we seek your kind understanding. 

Mr. Akihirko Koga

Managing Director of Tamoya Singapore


After working in retail marketing at The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley, Mr Koga joined Basic Inc. and entered into web marketing in 2008. He was the Chief of Operation for the biggest franchise business portal site in Japan. In order to support franchise's development overseas, Mr Koga set up Japan Food Culture Pte Ltd in 2012 July, as a subsidiary company in Singapore.


For gaining first hand experience in franchising, the company opened a Udon restaurant "Tamoya" at Liang Court in March 2013. In the same year, the first franchise restaurant and the second restaurant under direct management were set up, together there are a total of 3 Tamoya restaurants in Singapore.


As the regional headquarter of Tamoya in Singapore, they are actively expanding the business in other ASEAN countries. Besides Tamoya, the company also has plans for expanding other businesses from Japan to ASEAN.



Ms June Shaul (left)

  • Solutions Consultant, Employer Branding, LinkedIn


June's job is to help companies spread their employer brand messages on LinkedIn, and in doing so attract the right talent for their business.
Her passion is to be the trusted partner, guiding companies to believe in the power of their employer brand, explore and invest in innovative ways to activate their brand internally and externally.


Ms Emily Maynard (right)

  • Strategic Product Consultant, LinkedIn


Emily partners with the most strategic customers in Asia and their talent acquisition leadership teams to ensure a high return on investment on LinkedIn Talent Solutions. Collaboration with the Global Account Manager, Solutions Consultants, Data Insights, Technical Consultants, and Regional Product Consultants is essential to ensure these customers' success.

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About the Speakers:






Supporting Business Leaders:







Mr Matsuda Daishi               Mr Kazuya Chiba                   Ms Kelly Teoh                   Mr Teng Theng Dar                  Mr Son le Thanh                    Vidit Agrawal

NNA Singapore                       Suzuyo Singapore                New Business Asia            The Xpert Bees Pte Ltd                   Startup Grind                      Uber Singapore







Mr Fabian Lua                     Mr Hideaki Fujiyama                    Atul Harkisanka

Peatix Singapore              Lingua Franca Holdings             LinkedIn Singapore














Transport Partner    Food Partner          Community Partner              Community Partner

Organizers:                                                                        Co-Organizers:



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Due to limited seats, pre-registration & organiser confirmation are required. Strictly by invitation.


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