Kosuke Sogo: Utilizing AI to Empower Professionals,
Businesses and Industries
In this era of digitalization, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is considered as the
major breakthrough in the history of information technology. Its practical
implementation has proved to be beneficial in various business formats. Kosuke
Sogo, CEO and Co-founder of AnyMind Group, promptly realized
potential of AI and remarkably implicated it in the advertising industry. His
redefined ideologies and firm zeal to pursue passion has sculpted him into a
leading advertising and marketing expert and entrepreneur in the Asia region.
CIO Look appreciates the contribution of such leaders and admires them for
their excellent work in their respective fields.
Below are some of the outlooks of Kosuke on his journey of becoming an
entrepreneur in his own words.
I co-founded the company in Singapore in April 2016 with Otohiko Kozutsumi,
who took the role as Chief Operating Officer, whilst I took on the role of Chief
Executive Officer. Initially, we launched AdAsia Holdings, a company focused
on the advertising technology space that offers machine learning-based
solutions to both advertisers and publishers.
At that time, there was a gap in the industrymarketers and publishers had to
use diverse solutions to serve multiple needs. There was also uncertainty on
which platforms to leverage on, and how to leverage on them. This formed the
basis of our product philosophy of easy-to-use, consolidated solutions, which
we hold true to this day.
In January 2018, we expanded into AnyMind Group, an AI solutions
organization that spans across advertising, marketing and human resource
technology. At AnyMind Group, our vision is to empower professionals,
businesses and industries for better growth through technology. We want to help
people leverage on new and upcoming technology to drive greater returns for
We have three businesses under the AnyMind Group umbrella: AdAsia
Holdings, CastingAsia and TalentMind.
CastingAsia is a