Yohei Nakajima is the program director at Coloft Academy. Previously, he has been an entrepreneur and consultant in the LA startup scene, working closely with many first-time entrepreneurs in technology, social good, hospitality and events.
While his educational background at Claremont McKenna College is in economics, finance, and leadership, he brings a wide-range of hands-on skills and expertise to the companies he works with. His services as a startup consultant have included social media, PR, marketing, branding, business development, graphic design, and web development.
He has hosted workshops and spoken on the topics of entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, social media, civic engagement, and collaborative consumption, including at Social Media Week, Hub Los Angeles, Drucker School of Management at CGU, Graduate School of Education and Psychology at Pepperdine University, and the Kravis Leadership Institute.
- Web Development: GoDaddy, WordPress, Google Apps (Gmail), Google Analytics, GitHub
- Social Media: Mailchimp, Eventbrite, Facebook Pages, Twitter, LinkedIn, HootSuite, Tweetdeck, Paper.li, Timely.is, Buffer.
- Collaboration: Skype, Dropbox, BaseCamp, SmartSheets, Microsoft Office
- Design: Photoshop, Flickr, iMovie, Apple iWorks, neuPen+ (Illiustrator for iPad).
Yohei currently resides in Venice, California.