Wrike Establishes Japanese Subsidiary, Incorporating as Wrike Japan

New Office in Iconic Marunouchi in Tokyo is a Testament to the
Company’s Strong Growth and
Continued Investment in Japan

SAN JOSE, Calif. & TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wrike, the collaborative work management platform for high performance
teams, has expanded its global footprint into Japan with a new
subsidiary, Wrike Japan, and office in Tokyo’s central business
district, Marunouchi. The company marked this important milestone with a
press event at the Tokyo 21c Club that included presentations by Wrike
Founder and CEO Andrew Filev, ISID General Manager of Business
Development Initiative Department Junichiro Tanaka, and Akira Kuragami
from the Information Technology and Engineering Department at Casio.

“We recently surveyed our customers in Japan and it was gratifying to
learn that 93 percent of our customers view Wrike as important to their
organization and 72 percent have experienced improvement on their
work-style,” said Andrew Filev, founder and CEO, Wrike. “The Japan
market is key to Wrike’s global growth strategy and already accounts for
a significant portion of our revenue. We look forward to building on
that momentum and are committed to helping our customers better manage
work, increase alignment, and optimize talent utilization within teams
and across the enterprise.”

Located in the EGG JAPAN building, Wrike Japan opens its doors with 10
employees and a goal to create 50 additional jobs in the next three
years. The company has more than 700 customers in the country today and
experienced 150 percent annual revenue growth year-over-year in Japan
from 2017 to 2018, placing it among Wrike’s top five markets globally.
Wrike has already expanded access to its suite of CWM solutions in Japan
through a partnership with Information Services International-Dentsu,
Ltd. (ISID).

“ISID was pleased to be Wrike’s first strategic partner in Japan because
there is such an incredible need in the market for a better way to
manage not only work, but talent resources and utilization as well,”
said Toyoda Misao, Executive Vice President, ISID. “Japanese companies
today are facing a number of challenges, from meeting the requirements
of the work-style reform legislation to an evolving workforce and
increasing customer expectations. We are happy to be able to offer a
solution that addresses each of these pain points and will help our
customers transform the way teams collaborate and enables work to get
done at scale.”

The Information Development Department at Casio Computer Co., Ltd. first
deployed the Wrike platform in 2017. Wrike was implemented to improve
the control and accuracy of projects managed and executed by the
department. Additional Wrike customers in Japan include Giraffe, as well
as Griphone and Grenge from the CyberAgent group.

“We are honored to call Casio a customer and believe our platform has
the potential to help them on a much broader scale in the future. I look
forward to deepening our support for the Information Development
Department and strengthening our relationship with Casio,” added Filev.

About Wrike

Wrike is the collaborative work management platform for market leaders.
The Wrike platform helps organizations align work with the most
important business objectives, create new efficiencies, and drive
results. It brings out the best in teams by giving them a single digital
workplace with all the tools, features, and integrations needed to
manage, automate, and complete work at scale. Founded in 2006 and
headquartered in Silicon Valley, Wrike is the partner of choice for more
than 19,000 organizations, including Ogilvy, Tiffany & Co., and Edelman,
with two million users across 140 countries. For more information,
visit: www.wrike.com.

Contacts

Allyson Scott
allyson.scott@team.wrike.com

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