William "Tomo" Hachiya

Brilliant Hope / Co-Founder & PartnerAustin, Texas

William "Tomo" Hachiya

Brilliant Hope / Co-Founder & Partner

US-Japan Bi-cultural, Operational Excellence Designer

Brilliant Hope6 years

Co-Founder & PartnerPresent

- Present

•Co-founded a consulting and matching firm that connects Silicon Valley and Japan

University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business


Stanford University

Innovation and Technology Certificate

Conducted research on the world startup ecosystem, comparing with Silicon Valley's case.

NXP Semiconductors4 months

Project Leader, MBA+ Consultant(Intern)


•Analyzed global security trends, government regulations and market potential of autonomous/ self-driving vehicles •Developed and presented marketing strategy

(Tokyo Disney Resort) Oriental Land Company9 years

Manager, Theme Park Business Supervision Department


•Led Walt Disney Company Japan synergy projects; captured mutual benefits, by proposing tie-in promotion for “Star Wars, the Force Awakens” and “Zootopia”; developed exclusive merchandises, and implemented in-park promotion

Supervisor, Theme Park Business Supervision Department

•Planned and implemented ticket pricing strategy revision

Supervisor, Domestic Marketing Department

•Expanded team from marketing to include cross-functional team of ten from entertainment, event planning, and finance to create promotional events in and out of Tokyo Disneyland; contributed to record high guest experience

Staff, Domestic Sales Department

•Consolidated lists for all festivals in Japan, negotiated with the hosts to pay all the fees, and implemented Tokyo Disney Resort promotional event in sales territory; resulted in record high in sales territory

Aoyama Gakuin University

Business Law

Team Captain and starting quarterback for the varsity American Football team; led the team to the first Division championship and nominated for Kanto region All-star


  • International cross-functional team management

  • Global Thinking

  • Creative Thinking

  • Financial Analysis

  • Teamwork

  • Management, Leadership, Design thinking and 5 skills

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