Taito Kawata

Born in Finland, raised by a Japanese Businessman and a Finnish teacher. Taito fell in love with Japanese TV- Shows as kid and started to produce music and doing graphic design as a teenager. After studying sound design he incidentally ended up as an editor for commercials.

Taito founded Cocoa in 2007 and emerged as an up-and-coming director in Finland after directing an award winning spot for Fazer Salmiakki after which more awards have continuously resulted from his work for clients such as Maybelline New York, MTV, Nestle and OP.

Taito’s aspiration and attitude has served as a source of inspiration for Cocoa and our clients for many years and many years to come!