Naoki Shimada founded P&E Directions after having worked for companies such as Apple Computers, Boston Consulting Group, and ICG Japan. P&E provides strategy planning and execution services using the company’s client/P&E collaborative model, partnering with clients in order to grow their business and achieve mid and long-term goals. He has conducted over 1,000 consulting projects with over 200 clients ranging from large enterprises with annual sales of ¥1 trillion+ to unlisted/individually owned SMB’s with sales of less than ¥10 billion/year across industries ranging from high-tech manufacturing, system integration, financial institutions/investment, wholesale/retail/restaurants in distribution, service, and entertainment.
Naoki Shimada is a graduate of Hitotsubashi University (BS in Commerce) and MIT Sloan School of Management (MBA). Positions outside of P&E include: External board member of Nihon M&A Center and other venture capitals and listed companies; Lecturer on hospital management at Tokyo Medical Dental University; Outside Auditor of an investment fund operated by Evergreen Group; External board member of SCS Global (International financial consulting company in Singapore); Advisor of Dairen Lushun Investment and Financial Business Association in China.