Founded in 2006, Focus Cubed Inc is a boutique consultancy focusing on helping global companies make needed changes, in sometimes resistant environments, to their business in Japan.

Our small size is to your advantage, meaning you get us focusing on the job, no junior consultants. All of us have spanned decades working in multi-culture settings in Japan. 


Meet your support team


Warren Arbuckle

Founder and President

Warren is fluent in both English and Japanese, and has over 30 years of executive experience in Japan and the Asia Pacific.

An experienced consultant, executive coach and facilitator, he has spent the last 20 years supporting Fortune 500 companies with change management for business transformation & communication solutions.


He combines his Western background with his experience working in Japan and Asia to align mindsets & behaviors in the global workplace.


Warren has published 2 books, Innovative Problem Solving (2008, PHP) and co-authored How to Impact & Influence Global Business Outcomes (2020, Amazon)

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Masaru Someya

Senior Consultant

Masa is an experienced consultant, global facilitator and coach, specializing in leadership, engagement and sales. 

He has a wealth of experience working in a truly global environment, with 30 years of extensive marketing and sales experience in the IT Industry. This includes 23 years experience in
managing and developing multinational teams consisting of members from Europe, Asia and the Americas.

He co-authored How to Impact & Influence Global Business Outcomes (2020, Amazon)


Satoru Maruyama

Senior Consultant

Sat has worked for over 30 years in management and consulting positions in North America, 

Asia Pacific, and Japan.

He works as a consultant, executive coach and facilitator. He coaches both foreign and Japanese senior leaders and managers looking to increase engagement in the Japanese workplace, leading change and interacting with the media.


As an executive himself, with extensive experience working in multicultural environments, Sat is very effective at developing and aligning teams that are facing challenging situations


Keiko Watabe

Director of Operations

Keiko has extensive experience in working in both Japanese and foreign work environments.


As with all members of Focus Cubed, she is fully bilingual in Japanese and English. She deftly juggles the management of operational resources and finance with lending her unique insights into global communication challenges.