Eiichi Abe | CEO
Eiichi started working at Jalpak after he graduated college. It has been his dream since he was a child to become a tour guide, and he had the opportunity to work in Europe for 3 years with the company. He then worked in sales for 7 years before transferring to Jalpak’s Hawaii Branch in 1999, focusing mainly on marketing. After obtaining his green card, he started his own marketing company called Abee’s Inc. in 2005 and then a sports marketing company called Sports Navigator Hawaii in 2007.
Hobbies: Cycling, Triathlon, Fishing, and Beer Brewing
Accomplishment: US Triathlon Series (USTS) Race Director
Shigeo Takeuchi | COO
Shigeo has worked for an online sports registration company for 13 years. He has managed over 3,000 sports events in Japan, helping with projects such as public relations, advertising, and race day operations. He then took part in creating Samurai Sports Marketing LLC, Japan’s first inbound sports media platform.