Meet the doq members

Our team of diverse skills and professional backgrounds are tied together
by a passion for cross-cultural strategy.

Most importantly, we love what we do!

  • Yoshinori SakunoFounder & Group Managing Director
  • Raised in Japan before launching his career in Leo Burnett’s Tokyo office and Chicago HQ, Yoshi established doq® in 2009 when settling in Australia. With over 20 years of international experience specialising in building enduring brands, he continues to develop his marketing acumen, recently obtaining his second Masters Degree, Digital Media Management at Hyper Island Singapore. Building a diverse cross-cultural team at doq®, his focus remains in better bridging together Australia and Japan through marketing and innovation.
  • Ryuichi KanedaAccount Director – Head of Digital

    Ryuichi joined doq® after an extensive career executing digital marketing strategy for global brands. He now leads digital marketing agency d.doq as Managing Director.

  • Mihoko KurosawaAccount Supervisor

    With more than 10 years of marketing experience, Mihoko brings her expertise in tourism destination marketing and content production across TV, digital and print media, as well as event coordination.

  • Kota NagamiAccount Planning Director – Head of Strategy

    From a background of architecture and tourism marketing, Kota’s strategic planning experience helps him reign in ideas and balance them with logic and feasibility.

  • Akiko NagaiAccount Manager

    Akiko brings superior marketing and event management support to the team. Based in Japan, she remains our go-to contact for any logistics on the ground.

  • Daisuke KondoStrategic Planning Manager

    A planner at heart, Daisuke’s strategic planning capabilities come from his experience in Japan’s advertising industries.

  • Kerrie SydeeAccount Supervisor – PR & Media Relations

    A seasoned PR professional with a passion for connecting cultures and ideas, Kerrie utilises her skills to deliver comprehensive integrated solutions for clients.

  • Yuta IchikawaAdvertising Specialist

    Yuta has extensive knowledge of digital marketing, acting as our resident expert when perfecting online campaigns.

  • Victoria FangAccount Manager

    Raised in Japan before studying in Australia, Victoria has extensive experience in assisting European and Australian organisations to penetrate the Japanese market.

  • Satsuki HosokawaAccount Planning Manager

    An experienced media professional, Satsuki is passionate about connecting Japanese brands throughout the Oceania market. He specialises in tailored advertising solutions to suit each client’s needs.

  • Maaya FujitaAccount Executive

    After starting her career at P&G, Maaya joined doq®, focusing on assisting Japanese clients to navigate the Australian market.

  • Amelia Spagnolo-MessingerAccount Executive

    Completing a Masters Degree in Fine Arts at Kyoto Saga Univerity of Arts in Japan, Amelia joins doq® with a flair for all things creative – from copywriting to graphic design.

  • Miyako KuroiwaAccount Executive

    Kicking off her career in web marketing for the fashion industry, Miyako uses her data savvy background to continuosly optimise digital campaigns.