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Hana Shimizu
Managing Partner

NEW YORK, USA // Hana Shimizu is a seasoned leader with over 15 years of experience in the creative industry. As the Managing Director of Hornet, a leading creative studio known for its innovative design and award-winning storytelling, she is responsible for overseeing the studio's operations and driving its growth strategy.

Hornet has become a highly regarded name in the industry, known for its emotive storytelling and ability to deliver design-driven content for clients in the advertising, entertainment and technology industries. Hana is an empathetic manager and leader, and has a proven track record of building strong client relationships and cultivating a network of global talent central to Hornet's brand identity.

She has a deep understanding of the creative process and is passionate about fostering an environment where creativity and innovation can thrive. She is always looking for new ways to push the boundaries of what's possible in the industry and to help her team deliver the best work of their careers.

With her strong business acumen and creative vision, Hana has played an important role in making Hornet an award-winning success and is dedicated to continuing to drive the studio's growth and success in the future.