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Lifestyles are rapidly diversifying due to the Corona Disaster. Sagawa Express, a leading company in the logistics industry, is working on open innovation in cooperation with startups to support the transformation of lifestyles.
What methods and systems are actually used for innovation?
We will invite a guest from the Corporate Planning Division of the Corporate Planning Department to talk about our first accelerator program, which we undertook for the first time last year. We would also like to hear about the aims of the second accelerator program currently underway.
What is Innovator`s Academy?
Innovation is now being tackled not only in the Tokyo metropolitan area but also on a nationwide scale, with a wide range of challenges unfolding from startups to business companies and local governments. This is a place where you can take home a variety of know-how from our experienced guests, including examples of successful and unsuccessful innovations and points to keep in mind. That is "Innovator`s Academy.
Outline of the event
- Date of the event:Friday, May 21, 2021, 11:00~12:15
- Participation Fee:free
- Holding formatOnline
- Sponsored by:Creww Corporation
- Person in charge of innovation promotion
- New Business Manager
- Startups interested in open innovation
interpoint (interword separation)Why did Sagawa Express choose the Open Innovation method?
- What to Expect from the Accelerator Program
What are the innovation measures Sagawa Express is implementing to support rapidly changing lifestyles?
- First time accelerator
- Example of open innovation in a logistics company: HIKYAKU LABO, an accelerator program of Sagawa Express Co.
- Team composition and departmental involvement
- Key Points of Open Innovation Promotion "Structure" and "Scope
What is the goal of the second Accelerator Program?
- Themes, areas you would like to target, and management resources you would like to open up
- Key "Goal" of Open Innovation Promotion
What is the important attitude in promoting open innovation?
- Attractiveness of Open Innovation with Startups
- Sagawa Express's attitude in promoting open innovation
▶︎ Hiroshi Fujino Executive Officer, in charge of Corporate Planning and General Manager of Corporate Planning Department, Sagawa Express Co.
Joined Sagawa Express in 2014. He was assigned to the Logistics Consulting Section of the Sales Development Department. From 2020, he will concurrently serve as Executive Officer in charge of Corporate Planning.
▶︎Mr. Katsuto Komozawa Manager, Corporate Planning Section, Corporate Planning Department, Sagawa Express Co.
Joined Sagawa Express in 1997. After working at the Tokyo Sales Office and branch offices, he was in charge of corporate planning at the Corporate Planning Section of the Tokyo Head Office.
▶︎Mr. Seiichi Inoko Manager, Corporate Planning Section, Corporate Planning Department, Sagawa Express Co.
Joined SG Holdings in 2013. In the Business Development Department, he was in charge of M&A, etc. In 2016, he was transferred to the Corporate Planning Department of Sagawa Express Co.
▶︎Ms. Rioriko Suzuki Corporate Planning Department, Sagawa Express Co.
Corporate Planning Section 2019 Joined Sagawa Express. After working in customer service at a sales office, he has been in charge of corporate planning at the Corporate Planning Section since 2020.
▶︎Mr. Taichi Kimura CS Team Manager, Open Innovation Dept.
After working for a trading company and a general consulting firm, he joined Creww in 2020 because he shared Creww's vision of supporting challengers. He teaches them the mindset for dealing with startups and the key points for creating new businesses, and contributes to improving the success rate of co-creation programs.
▶︎Hitomi Tajiri (Moderator) Biz Team Manager/Corporate Strategy, Open Innovation Dept.
After working in sales at a major staffing agency, he worked in consulting sales at the bridal division of Recruit Holdings, Inc. where he experienced new business, strategic planning, internal and external human resource development, and management. After gaining experience in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing and financial services, he joined Creww in 2016.
Creww operates an accelerator program that has led to numerous successful collaborations, and through business and capital alliances, supports the growth of startups and the creation of new businesses for companies.
Currently, he is a member of the sales team and is involved in the development of management strategies, including the promotion of corporate open innovation and regional innovation projects.