Founding Partner, Design | I&CO
Named in Creativity Magazine’s annual “Creativity 50” and one of “the Top 25 Most Creative People in Advertising” in Forbes Magazine, Rei Inamoto is one of the most influential individuals in the marketing and creative industry today.
Until the fall of 2015, Rei served as AKQA’s Chief Creative Officer worldwide. During his tenure, AKQA grew tenfold, growing to a network of 14 offices across the world.
In early 2016, Rei and Rem Reynolds founded I&CO, a business invention firm that identifies new opportunities and creates best-in-class customer experiences by focusing on strategy, design, and incubation. Fast Company named I&CO one of the Most Innovative Companies; in July of 2019, I&CO opened a Tokyo office.
Rei is a frequent speaker at numerous conferences, he’s also a contributor to publications, making him a thought leader and a prominent voice in the industry.
He currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.