Alex Peter Queen
Born in Nebraska in 1988. Entered Eastern Washington University at 13, and became the school’s youngest lecturer at 17 while in graduate school. At 19, joined the JET Programme, again as its youngest participant, and moved to Mutsu, Aomori, before working for Keio University. Co-founded Queen & Co. with Michael Warren in 2016. Queen & Co. have developed a wide range of activities that center around translation, including digital asset management, systems development, and digital media production.
Michael Jason Warren
Born in Minnesota in 1984. Graduated from UCLA in 2009. Joined the JET Programme and moved to Gonohe, Aomori, before working for Keio University. Founded the Gonohe Music Festival in 2013. Co-founded Queen & Co. with Alex Queen in 2016. Along with the Gonohe Music Festival, his work in Queen & Co. focuses on supporting Aomori Prefecture.