Akira Abe joined Boston Consulting Group in 2015.

He helped establish BCG Digital Ventures' Tokyo Center in April 2016. Digital Ventures is Boston Consulting Group's corporate innovation and business building arm. Akira supports clients in the insurance, logistics, and health care industries as they create new businesses. In particular, he has extensive experience in creating new businesses through the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) method.

Prior to joining BCG, Akira worked at DeNA and at mixi, Inc. Before that, he worked at NTT DOCOMO Inc. and at a startup that specializes in image recognition.


  • BA, commerce, Doshisha University
  • MA, commerce, Doshisha University
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