About me

Go started his creative career in 1999 at Hakuhodo as a copywriter. In 2006, he moved to Los Angeles to join TBWA/Chiat/Day, where he worked with Apple, JBL and Nissan, returning to Japan in 2007 to launch TBWA/Media Arts Lab in Tokyo and Beijing. He also served as Regional Creative Director for Apple, developing campaigns for China, Japan, Korea and Australia while creating global campaigns as a key player of the global creative team. In 2010, Go relocated to the US as a Creative Director of TBWA/Media Arts Lab in Los Angeles and was promoted to Group Creative Director in 2014 where he continued to work with Apple. He crossed the Pacific again join J. Walter Thompson Japan in September 2014 as Executive Creative Director to oversee and lead the department. His most recent work, "+MET PROJECT" for Tanizawa Seisakusho Ltd, was shortlisted at Cannes Lions and won a silver in PR and a bronze in Promo at Spikes Asia 2016.


Advertising, Brand Management, Branding, Consultancy, Copywriting, Creative Direction, International, Management, Team Management

Sector Experience

Advertising, Automobiles, Brand Management, Branding, Broadcasting, Communications, Food & Beverages, Health, Health & Safety, Information Technology, International, Marketing


Cannes Lions - Gold, Cannes Lions - Shortlist, One Show - Merit, Spikes Asia - Bronze, Spikes Asia - Gold, Spikes Asia - Shortlist, Spikes Asia - Silver


Apple, bayer, BMW, Haagen-Dazs, Honda, Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg, Kirin, Mitsui Chemicals, Nestlé, Schick, Tanizawa, Taylormade, Unicharm, Unilever

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Top 100 Influencer of the Year 2017 Annual 2017 JudgePost Production

Go Sohara was recognised as an Industry Influencer on 4th November 2016

Top 25 Executive Creative Director Project featured:+MET PROJECT
on 6th February 2017
Project featured:Cannes Lions 2017: Influencer Lunch
on 29th June 2017
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Go Sohara has been a Contributor since 25th November 2015.

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Japanese, English, Mandarin
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