Industry Icon Kevin Iwamoto, GLP, GTP joins Proske in the USA
Munich, August 4, 2023. The German-based event agency Proske GmbH is now collaborat-ing with Kevin Iwamoto, GLP, GTP as a Strategic Advisor. Iwamoto, one of the most renowned experts in the travel and events business, will support Proske as a Non-Executive Board Member in the USA.
Co-CEO Larissa Steinbäcker commented on the decision: „We aim to significantly expand and strategically grow our presence in the US market, thereby no one can inspire us better than Kevin. He will primarily assist us as a consultant in the areas of strategy, thought leadership, and business development.“
Kevin Iwamoto has over 35 years of experience in the corporate travel, meetings, and events industry. He is an independent consultant, previously serving as the Chief Customer Officer and Head of Enterprise at Bizly Inc. Despite his new involvement with Proske, he remains semi-retired. He has held executive positions at HP, Disney, GoldSpring Consulting, Lanyon, Active Network, StarCite, and Northwest Airlines.
Expressing his excitement for the new role, Kevin Iwamoto said, „I was deeply impressed by the remarkable progress Proske has made. Their pioneering efforts in digital transformation and their position as a quality one-stop-shop for all meeting needs are truly remarkable.“
Steinbäcker further added, „Kevin was immediately enthusiastic about collaborating with us. The entire company feels honoured to have the opportunity to work with such an industry expert. Personally, I am also thrilled to have him as a mentor by my side. Together, we will further expand our holistic approach and pioneering status in Strategic Meetings Management, as well as in live, virtual, and hybrid events, now with a stronger focus in the USA.“