tsujiru - Adam

Adam Goulston, MBA, MS, MISD, ELS, CPRW

Writer, Editor, Marketer

I’m American-born, studied in Australia, and worked in Silicon Valley, the slums of Bangkok, with the UN in Cambodia, and with MNCs in Tokyo, not to mention traveling much of Asia.

Asia has become my home. The region’s business hubs, common customs, and unique challenges always thrill me, as a businessperson and a simple observer. Asia is in fact countless cultures and ways of thinking under a convenient name. Asia must be recognized as many loosely related pieces in a complex system, not as a single entity.

Asia is also a brand with many brands within it. A good marketing strategy chooses to amplify those in some way, and use them advantageously.

I do everything I can to assist Asian businesses and entrepreneurs in finding their customers and developing their brands. I enter a partnership with all my clients and become their English voice. I use words that build interest and inspire sales.

I hope to have the chance to do this for you.

Work Experience

  • Copywriter and global content and social media manager at Japanese SaaS firm
  • Copywriter and social media manager for a number of Asian companies
  • Senior language editor at Japan-based global academic author-guidance and editing company
  • Editor and translator at Japan-based translation company
  • Editor at economic research institute tied to Japanese economy ministry
  • Web designer and content manager for Tokyo and Bangkok NGOs and UNDP in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Product and community manager with two prominent Silicon Valley-area B2C and B2B companies
  • Community manager and editor with pioneering healthcare website in Portland, Oregon


  • MBA, Marketing
  • MS, Health Sciences (public health)
  • MISD (MA equivalent), International Social Development
  • BA, Journalism
  • Board-certified Editor in the Life Sciences (ELS)
  • Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW)

Contact Info


please ask me