Meet the Team

Reina Ueda

Founder/CEO

Born and raised in Japan, Reina Ueda is the driving force behind Sakura Linkage International. Ms. Ueda established the firm with the singular overcoming communication challenges and enhancing growth opportunities for businesses wishing to establish themselves in the Japanese market.
Ms. Ueda has in-depth business knowledge and extensive global communications experience spanning over 14 years. She has worked as an interpreter and translator with a Japanese government agency. She is also a registered CPA in Washington, US, and has worked in the Tax Division of the globally renowned accounting firm KMPG.

Arnaud Wenger

COO and General Counsel

Mr. Wenger is the head of operations and also oversees legal matters.
He has worked at a law firm in France and, as a legal advisor, at several investment banks in Luxembourg. As he is also experienced as a software engineer, he is trusted by clients for his extensive knowledge of IT.

Takeo Suzuki

CIO and Project Manager

Dr. Suzuki teaches at several prestigious universities in Tokyo. With his 30 years of international business experience, at Sakura Linkage International, he leads translation projects and advise corporate clients entering the Japanese or foreign markets.