CEO and President
As CEO and President, Yoshinori Uda directs all business operations and activities for Ogawa Coffee USA and Ogawa Coffee Japan.
Since joining the company in 1993, Mr. Uda has held various roles within Ogawa Coffee with a focus on bean sourcing and purchasing, which remains the heart of Ogawa operations. His other roles with Ogawa have included production management, sales, product development, retailing and roasting. He travels many coffee producing countries over 60 days every year as a coffee purchaser.
Additionally, Mr. Uda has trained several World Latte Art champions and published “The Handbook of Latte Art” in 2014, sharing Ogawa Coffee’s precise training methods for delicious and beautiful latte art.
He opened the first international Ogawa Coffee shop in Boston, MA in 2015.