Mr Masa Inakage

Dean and Professor, Co-director of Keio-NUS CUTE Centre

Director of Claritas Design Pte Ltd

Masa Inakage is Dean and Professor at Keio University Graduate School of Media Design, Co-Director of Keio-NUS CUTE Center, and Director of Claritas Design Pte. He is an artist/designer, creative director, and producer, as well as strategist and is one of Japan's leading authorities on emerging technologies and digital entertainment. He pursues expressive excellence purely for art and design, for developing innovative product and service, and for designing a creative society for the better future. 

He leads and advises various projects using his expertise in entertainment design, story thinking, and user experience design.  Projects are diverse, ranging from academic exploration of innovative concepts, for-profit innovative products and services, to non-profit social change.

He sits on advisory board and executive board of numerous corporations for corporate innovation strategy, as well as has served as members of government committees. Prof. Inakage also is a member of World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council.