Bjorn Laukli

Head of Americas Technology Division, Rakuten

Bjorn Laukli is the Head of Americas Technology Division and the CTO of, the Marketplace. In his role he is responsible for deploying and operating core platforms like search and ID, and at the same time making sure that the Marketplace for Rakuten in the US market grows with new innovation with better and faster execution.

Speaker's Sessions

How to Collaborate Effectively in a Global Technology Organization 11:20 - 12:00
Since its beginning in Tokyo, Japan in 1997, Rakuten has successfully built a global technology organization consisting of more than 4000 employees, with offices in Asia, Americas and Europe. In this panel discussion, a few of Rakuten's technology executives will discuss how their teams have contributed to Rakuten's growth. They will share their experiences, highlighting both benefits and challenges operating as a global technology organization.”

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