Takashi Kato Office 株式会社加藤崇事務所
Takashi Kato founded Takashi Kato Office in 2011 and focuses on creating and helping high-tech ventures including but not limited in the robotics field. He moved in Menlo Park, California at the end of 2015 and is providing professional works there.
Earlier in his career, he was a co-founder and CFO of SCHAFT Inc, the humanoid robotics venture which got 1st prize at the US DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) Robotics Challenge Trials in 2013 and was eventually acquired by Google in the same year. Takashi also served as CEO for a venture capital backed technology startup and as Executive Officer for a retail conglomerate with over $1 billion revenue. He started his career as banker in the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi.
He sometimes visits and gives lectures on entrepreneurship in Waseda University. He is the author of the book called "Five Steps to Unlock Your Future" (from Shinchosha Ltd) and "How to Make Your Life Dramatic" (from Bungeishunju Ltd), as well as several articles on leadership and entrepreneurship. He appeared in some of the best international papers/magazines such as Bloomberg, The Economist, The Financial Times as well as many local papers in Japan. Takashi frequently speaks in Japan on such topics. Takashi holds a B.Eng. degree in applied physics from Waseda University and a MBA from the Australian National University.
Please contact to the e-mail address below if you would like to interview Takashi, asking him to write an article (book), asking him to do counseling to you, asking him to do consulting work for your company, etc.