About The Speaker
Tak Furuichi is an international specialist of the Japanese music industry. Based in Tokyo, his career started at one of the largest independent labels in Japan, JVC Kenwood Victor Entertainment. For over two decades, he has played a key role in executing international businesses and creating extensive network of associates globally for the label. In 2015, in connection with the launch of the International Marketing Department of the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ), he took on the task at the association to help member labels take their artists, music and businesses international. In 2017, he took on a new challenge at the music industry trade body, Japan Music Culture Export (JMCE), to apply his expertise to help the Japanese music industry promote Japanese music internationally.