2018 Young Ones Design Brief Jury Advisors
Sakura Komiyama Amend
Partner, Public Affairs
Sakura has more than two decades of experience in the communications industry – spanning broadcast journalism, corporate marketing and PR agency work. She got her start in a newsroom, and brings strong media relations, stakeholder engagement and thought leadership skills to her client work. Over the years, she has had the opportunity to partner with some of the most influential organizations focused on social impact issues, including Bloomberg Philanthropies, The Japan Prize Foundation, The Victor Pinchuk Foundation, Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi, The Peter G. Peterson Foundation, and The Rolex Awards for Enterprise, among others. Sakura got her start working on the assignment desk at CBS News, working her way up to producing for The CBS Evening News. She graduated from International Christian University in Tokyo, and lives in Brooklyn, NY.