Mark Shepard, Director, Japan

Mark opened Toluna’s Japan office in 2003, and currently leads a team in Tokyo responsible for servicing Japanese clients. Mark has over 20 years of Japanese business experience including 10 years of market research experience with Fuji Keizai, Inc. and Taylor Nelsen Sofres, (currently Kantar Japan), where he served as Japan lead for IT and consumer electronics sector research. Fluent in Japanese, Mark has a passion for building bridges between the world’s #3 economy and the rest of the world, His efforts have helped make Toluna a top choice among Japan based clients for their international survey research projects.