Akane Ochi


Akane is Japanese, born and raised in Ehime, Japan, with experience living in the US.

From 2008 to 2016, she was sales manager at the English-language magazine Metropolis, where she was responsible for over 3,700 advertising and promotional campaigns targeting international readers. In 2011, she was a founding member of, a Japan-tourism site for the international market. Now, Akane brings to SEDO her expertise in content creation and marketing acquired during her work on a range of inbound-tourism projects for Japan's cabinet office, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, JETRO, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, the Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau, and other clients. Between September 2016 and August 2017, she served as a board member of FEW Japan, a network of English-speaking women who motivate, inspire, and connect with one another.