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Ikuko has supported dozens of healthcare clients as they build and implement commercial strategies reflecting insights from patients, HCPs and more.


Ikuko is the office managing principal in ZS’s Tokyo office. She focuses on marketing strategy in Japan.


Ikuko’s focus is marketing and sales strategy development, refinement and implementation. She has led a variety of marketing, sales and customer insight projects in the Japan market for both pipeline and in-market products. She also has rich experience in working with stakeholders across global geographies, functions and levels. She has led many meetings and workshops for brainstorming and building consensus for strategies and actions.


Ikuko has a master’s degree and Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Nevada, Reno. Ikuko speaks Japanese and is fluent in English.