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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