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Takeshi is a thought-leader of Design Thinking and also enterprise software sales professional.
At WiL, he has been working for LP relationship and WiL’s portfolio support in terms of the sales/business development in Japan market.
Prior to joining WiL, He joined SAP Japan in 2008 as the global account manager for High Tech and Process Industry for 7 years. Then he moved to SAP Silicon Valley Labs in 2015 as the principal at Global Innovation Office. He helped the Japanese customer’s digital transformation by using his Design Thinking capability. He hosted and influenced more than 3,000 leaders of Japanese company in 3 years. Takeshi is a Design Thinking columnist for the Nikkei Industrial Newspaper. Earlier in his career, Takeshi was a sales representative at Hitachi.
Takeshi has a BA in Low & Politics from Keio University.