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


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