Marcus Saw

General Manager of Software Service Enablement, Rakuten

・7 years of management experience and 20 years of programming experience.
・Leading a global team of 90 engineering professionals in 5 regions
・Budgetary responsibility, technical strategy and product roadmap direction
・Delivery and operation of technology platforms that power over 70 mobile apps and handles 20Bn+ transactions per month.
・Lead the development and release of 4 mobile apps to the Japanese market.
・Initiated and helped launch a new business.
・Early member of two startup companies.
・Business level Japanese (JLPT 2)
・Native of London England moved to Tokyo in 2004.
・Dropped out of university at the age of 19 to set up and run a web development

Speaker's Sessions

Front-end Innovation : Fast and Curious 14:00 - 14:40
The front-end industry is evolving rapidly. It is a challenge for any curious developer to keep track of new innovation and find the right set of tools and technology to develop an ideal front-end. This panel will discuss about some latest trends, innovations and practices in the front-end industry and how to use to them to develop blazing fast websites at a blazing fast speed. 

The panelists are innovators and influencers in the front-end industry. They have vast experience in the area of front-end development, design and evangelism and come from varied cultural backgrounds.


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