Copywriter at Dentsu Inc.
Raised in Osaka and California, Maiya is a perfect mix of takoyaki and avocado toast. After graduating Emerson College with a degree in Marketing Communications, she joined Dentsu as a bilingual copywriter. Now, with over eight years of experience, she is exploring the perfect mix of creative and PR, providing boundary-breaking solutions for both domestic and global clients. When she’s not swamped with work, she enjoys performing standup comedy.
Recent works: Coca-Cola「ウチのコークは世界一。」「すべての夏が素晴らしい。」 Zespri「アゲリシャス」 Asics「ぜんぶ、カラダなんだ。」 Tokyo 2020 Nippon Festival “Blooming of Culture”
Awards: One Show Gold, Cannes Lions Silver, CM Databank Top 20 Copywriter of the Year, ACC Silver, Good Design Award
With the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games right around the corner, the demand for transcreation is growing more than ever. In this session, two bilingual copywriters from a Japanese advertising agency will take you through the wonders and whirlpools of transcreation in...