Design thinking has seen increasing popularity for a while, not only in San Francisco, where there are many liberal tech startup companies, but even in Japan, where many of my clients are located, and which has a more conservative business style. Design thinking is becoming accepted as a viable business…


The advent of a completely unknown virus has left people all over the world at a standstill, with the economy stagnant with no way of predicting what will happen months or weeks, let alone years, down the road. …


What do you do for a living? ーSometimes people ask me this question and I stammer, not because I work in the States unlawfully of course, but because it is difficult to make people imagine what I do in one word.

So… my title is Innovation Facilitator (sounds fancy, isn’t…

Yu Namie

Visionary service design facilitator who believes in the power of collaborative discussion. Passionate about creating a positive shift in society.

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