Kohei Nishiyama

Kohei Nishiyama

Impact Partner Tokyo, Japan
Areas of interest: Design, Production, Education

Kohei is co-founder and CEO of Elephant Design and CUUSOO System, one of the first crowdfunding marketplaces in existence. His extensive experience in product design, UX, and marketplaces, as well as his background in business from his time at McKinsey & Company have led to developments such as LEGO CUUSOO, which was acquired by LEGO in 2014 and is now LEGO IDEAS. Kohei also serves as an Executive Board Member of the Japan Institution of Design Promotion and International Council of Societies of Industrial Design, and as a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.