Creativity expert, artist, and author
Masaaki Hasegawa is an artist, author, and consultant, based in Madrid, Spain. He is a business advisor at Erretres Strategic Design Company, one of the best branding agencies in the world, researcher at Keio University Graduate School of Media Design, and global committee member of Asian Art Association. As an artist, he has made one of the biggest artwork in the world that has 1926 square meters, and developed the world-first AI art project that the artwork evolves together with the artist. Collaborating with Maria Lafuente, he has joined the Madrid Fashion Week 2021, only 4 years after he started art.
Thinking Heads, the top speakers' agency in Spain, has chosen him one of the Top 100 Speakers in Spain, and IE Business School, one of the best business schools in the world, has chosen him as an official author presented in IE Knowledge. He has published 4 books on creativity and supervised a book on innovation and art.
As a consultant, Masaaki has helped a number of companies develop businesses in Japan. He has experience of competing as a professional MMA fighter and working as an investment strategist in Daiwa Capital Markets, one of the largest financial institutions in Japan. Also, he won the ADCC Spain National Championship 2021.