About The Speaker
Azusa Matsuda is a Animation Business Development Professional who is dedicated to connecting business professionals in order to create chemistry and new opportunities to push the boundary of Pop culture events and opportunities. Being not only bilingual, but bicultural, she takes pride in being the bridge between multiple cultures and individual experiences in order to deliver meaningful experiences to those who seek inclusion and connection. Since joining the SPJA in 2015 she has helped produce top end growth and bring exclusive unique contents such as concerts and guests to Anime Expo as well as expanding Project Anime to connect Pop culture events to the Hollywood Entertainment industry in collaboration, with event partnerships such as New York Comic Con, the World Cosplay Summit, and global Project Anime Events. In her free time, she enjoys building personal manga libraries and host manga nights and loves fostering kittens.