In 1993, he participated in the development of the Japanese version of Windows NT 3.1 at Microsoft’s headquarters in the U.S. He then moved to Microsoft Japan in 1997, where he developed Windows and Windows-related products. In 1997, he moved to Microsoft Japan, where he developed Windows and Windows-related products, eventually overseeing the development of both Japanese and Korean versions of Windows.
In 2006, he moved to Google, where he worked as a product manager and engineering manager for about 9 years. As an engineering manager, he was in charge of Chrome, Chrome OS, and Google Japanese input.
In 2012, he was featured in NHK’s Professional Work Style. In the same year, he was selected as one of the Nikkei Business “”100 people who will create the next generation.
NHK Professional Work Style 173 (aired January 23, 2012) “If you don’t challenge it, you won’t get it” (Takuya Oikawa, IT engineer)
✅ Nikkei Business, October 29, 2012 issue
2015 Joined Increments, which operates “Qiita,” an information sharing community service for programmers, and worked as a product manager before going independent.
2019 Founded Tably, Inc. to support corporate and social transformation through technology.
Software First: The Most Powerful Strategy to Transform Any Business” (Nikkei BP)
All About Product Management: From Business Strategy, IT Development, UX Design, Marketing to Team and Organization Management” (Shoeisha)