Daisuke Hamada holds a Master of Chemistry degree from Waseda University, Japan. In 1996 he joined Kao Corporation as Research Chemist on Construction Chemical. In 2008 he became the Technical Manager at Kao Chemical Germany and in 2012, the Inkjet Ink Group Leader at Kao Corporation Japan. In 2014 he took the position of Inkjet Laboratory Director. Since 2016 he holds the functions of EVP Kao Collins USA and Technical Director at Kao Advance Printing Solution Business Development.