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Masanori Hashimoto

Masanori Hashimoto

Co-founder & CEO

Masanori Hashimoto

Co-founder & CEO

Masonori lives in Fukuoka, Japan, and also on the Internet. His brief stint in stage play during his teenage years gave him an incredibly loud voice and a keenness for collaborative works. Masanori has been working as a programmer since 2001, with Java and PHP being his main languages. One of his favorite quotes is by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: "Loving is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction."

Toshitaka Agata

Toshitaka Agata

Co-founder, CTO & Product Designer

Toshitaka Agata

Co-founder, CTO & Product Designer

Toshitaka was just 10 years old when he created his first software program for his family and friends. He is a lover of all creations—from software development to music composition to furniture crafting. Knowing that other people enjoy his creations gives him a great sense of joy.

Shinsuke Tabata

Shinsuke Tabata

Co-founder & CMO

Shinsuke Tabata

Co-founder & CMO

Shinsuke is a programmer turned product marketer for Nulab. He loves traveling and is always looking out for exciting new ideas for product marketing. He wants to be better and bolder but definitely not BIGGER. His motto in life: "Live to eat and eat to live." Why? Because he believes in "good food, good life!"

Megumi Inoue

Megumi Inoue

Customer Support Representative (& Experimental Junkie)

Megumi Inoue

Customer Support Representative (& Experimental Junkie)

Megumi is an enthusiastic geographer who loves every inch of this planet and every moment on it. For her, life is too short to miss out on the wonderful things. Although she is less of a techie than her co-workers at Nulab, Megumi has no apprehensions about challenging the development team from a user perspective. Her years in Canada have made the Japanese language somewhat of a stranger to her, most of the time she finds herself thinking in English.

Ryuzo Yamamoto

Ryuzo Yamamoto

Software Developer & Server Engineer

Ryuzo Yamamoto

Software Developer & Server Engineer

Ryuzo has over 10 years of experience in web application development, infrastructure design, construction and operation. He loves rock music, playing the guitar, beer and all things related to the web server.

Yasuyuki Baba

Yasuyuki Baba

Software Developer

Yasuyuki Baba

Software Developer

Based in Tokyo, Yasayuki has over 10 years of experience as a software engineer. He creates music in his spare time; his musical goal is to compose an awesome song that remains in the hearts and minds of people.

Tsuyoshi Yoshizawa

Tsuyoshi Yoshizawa

Software Developer

Tsuyoshi Yoshizawa

Software Developer

Originally based in Tokyo, Tsuyoshi moved to Singapore in 2012 and has developed a fondness for chicken rice and tiger beer. He has 8 years of experience in front-end and back-end software development. He works primarily with Java, JavaScript and Flash. He is currently using Scala and Play framework to develop Nulab services. He wants to get involved with DevOps in the future.

Makoto Hirayama

Makoto Hirayama

Software Developer (& Chef)

Makoto Hirayama

Software Developer (& Chef)

Makoto has 10 years of experience in rich client web application development (both client and server development); 7 years of experience in project management development; and over 20 years of experience in playing the trumpet. He is ardent about cooking; he believes that our lives do not lie in the lap of gods, but in the lap of our cooks.

Yuki Goto

Yuki Goto

Software Developer

Yuki Goto

Software Developer

Yuki was born and raised in Kobe City, Japan. She majored in civil engineering at college; her programming skills were mostly self-taught during her years in school. She moved to Tokyo upon graduation, working in software development for 5 years before joining Nulab. She has now been a Nulaber for over 5 years and is a fan of electronic gadgets.

Lillian Lu

Lillian Lu

Community Manager

Lillian Lu

Community Manager

Based in the bustling city of Taipei, Taiwan, Lillian has a background in IT, marketing and public relations. She likes to explore new things and places, as well as meet new people. Globetrotting around the world and trying savory, exotic food is her ultimate goal. P.S. Feel free to drop her a note if you know where she can find the best steak in the world.

Siska Flaurensia

Siska Hines

Senior Product Designer

Siska Hines

Senior Product Designer

Siska has more than a decade of combined experience in design (visual/UI/UX), front-end development, business and marketing. A tech lover with a passion designing beautiful digital products that work seamlessly for both end-users and the company’s bottomlines. She is fond of traveling, singing in the car, tapping toes to Bossa Nova and house music, and hunting down red velvet cupcakes in every city she visits. She currently lives in Arizona, USA with her husband, daughter and a Brussels Griffon pup named Louie.

Shoji Nakahara

Shoji Nakahara

Software Developer

Shoji Nakahara

Software Developer

Shoji is a part of the Cacoo development team. Aside from developing mobile apps as a pastime, he also relishes in taking baths. A good soak in the onsen (a Japanese hot spring) is always at the top of his priority list.

Tomonari Nakamura

Tomonari Nakamura

Scrum Master & Junior Build Engineer

Tomonari Nakamura

Scrum Master & Junior Build Engineer

Tomonari is from an island called Iki in Kyushu, Japan, which earned him the affectionate nickname 'Ikikko.' He has a passion for build engineering; he finds great satisfaction in helping his co-workers prepare a strong build system for customers to benefit from.

Keisuke Okafuji

Keisuke Okafuji

Front End Engineer

Keisuke Okafuji

Front End Engineer

Keisuke is a huge fan of the guitar and the Beatles. In fact, he sings the Beatles so often that everyone calls him "the Japanese John Lennon." His areas of expertise are HTML, CSS and Wordpress. He is responsible for the creation of all Nulab services websites.

Yuh Kim

Yuh Kim

Software Developer

Yuh Kim

Software Developer

Yuh was born and raised in Kyoto, Japan. He loves walking along the Kamogawa River and having a beer. Occasionally, he also does long-distance cycling.

Jenny Xuan

Jenny Xuan

Customer Support Representative

Jenny Xuan

Customer Support Representative

Hailing from Guangzhou, China, Jenny has been in the customer support field for 5 years. She is fluent in her native Cantonese language, as well as Mandarin and English. She is currently based in Singapore with her husband and her two incredibly adorable kids. Good music, films and books are a few of her favorites.

Yoshiko Hayashi

Yoshiko Hayashi

Software Developer

Yoshiko Hayashi

Software Developer

Yoshiko lives in Oshima island of Fukuoka, Japan with her husband and many cats. Previously the manager of entrusted development, she is now a part of the Backlog development team. Fun fact: she has an adoration for ramen and beer.

Kazuhiro Eguchi

Kazuhiro Eguchi

Software Developer

Kazuhiro Eguchi

Software Developer

Kazuhiro lives in Kyoto, Japan. Aside from coding in Java, he loves building scale models of ships, aircrafts and tanks.

Nobuyuki Watanabe

Nobuyuki Watanabe

Software Developer

Nobuyuki Watanabe

Software Developer

Nobuyuki lives in Fukuoka. People prefer to call him Toenobu, the origin and reasoning behind his nickname is unknown. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ He loves rock music, soccer, Python (programming language) and simplicity.

Madoka Kan

Madoka Kan

Support Engineer

Madoka Kan

Support Engineer

Madoka lives in Fukuoka with his cat. His passion for relay racing traces back to high school; he participated in a race and thoroughly enjoyed it.

Mami kinoshita

Mami kinoshita

General Affairs and Customer Support Representative (Backlog)

Mami kinoshita

General Affairs and Customer Support Representative (Backlog)

Mami adores cooking, delicious foods and sharing dishes with her friends. She stays healthy through yoga, swimming, and recently added fishing to her list of activities. Mami manages Nulab's administrative functions and also provides customer support for Backlog.

Shigeru Ashikawa

Shigeru Ashikawa

Software Developer

Shigeru Ashikawa

Software Developer

Shigeru was born in Hokkaido, Japan and is now based in Tokyo. He joined Nulab in 2014 and is currently a part of the Backlog development team.

Sachie Inumaru

Sachie Takegami

Software Developer

Sachie Takegami

Software Developer

Sachie moved to Fukuoka from Kawasaki, Japan and is currently a part of the Backlog development team. She loves spending time with her adorable twin sons and knows their favorite TV shows by heart.

Taichiro Yoshida

Taichiro Yoshida

Software Developer

Taichiro Yoshida

Software Developer

Taichiro who was born and raised in Nagasaki, and moved to Fukuoka when he joined Nulab. He loves creating software applications. He often does a mental "fist-pump" when his work gets rewarded with a ★ on an open-source community such as GitHub. He likes listening to experimental music while he codes.

Yuji Nakagawa

Yuji Nakagawa

Web Designer

Yuji Nakagawa

Web Designer

Yuji lives in Kyoto, Japan and has more than 8 years of experience in web design and markup. Although he loves music, the Internet, soccer and books, he spends most of his time with his cute daughter.

Reza Fatahilah Shah

Reza Fatahilah Shah

Software Developer

Reza Fatahilah Shah

Software Developer

Reza was born and raised in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. In the IT world, he loves open source. In the real world, he loves eating Soba and spending time with his little fairies and heroes.

Masahiro Nagae

Masahiro Nagae

Software Developer

Masahiro Nagae

Software Developer

Masahiro lives in Fukuoka. He has an infatuation for music; he plays the piano and is always looking to try new instruments.

Julius Sirait

Julius Sirait

Software Developer

Julius Sirait

Software Developer

Julius was born and raised in Indonesia. He has been living in the countryside of Iizuka, Japan for 12 years. His formula to staying sane in a crazy world: family, friends, programming, movies and soccer.

Yuichi Uchida

Yuichi Uchida

Software Developer

Yuichi Uchida

Software Developer

Yuichi was born and raised in Nagasaki, then moved to Fukuoka when he joined Nulab. He enjoys creating software applications, playing Othello, magic tricks and Ippei-chan Yakisoba. (*’-‘)b

Yusuke Matsuura

Yusuke Matsuura

Infrastructure Engineer

Yusuke Matsuura

Infrastructure Engineer

Yusuke has fallen in love with the city of Fukuoka. He goes to the mountains every weekend for hiking. He has 9 years of experience in software development and infrastructure operation. He believes that as long as there is value in the operation, he wants to add more improvements.

Rikiya Kawakami

Rikiya Kawakami

Software Developer

Rikiya Kawakami

Software Developer

Rikiya grew up in Miyakonojo City, Japan and is now based in Fukuoka. He is a self-professed Rubyist and has an appreciation for cats, anime and the Internet. He has two cats and thinks they are the cutest felines in the world.

Yuichi Watanabe

Yuichi Watanabe

Software Developer

Yuichi Watanabe

Software Developer

Yuichi lives in Fukuoka. He joined Nulab in 2015 and is working with the Nulab Account team. In his free time, he enjoys developing interesting apps and listening to instrumental music. His motto: "work hard and play hard."

Masanori Fujita

Masanori Fujita

Software Developer

Masanori Fujita

Software Developer

Masanori (not our CEO!) was born in Chiba, Japan. After living in several cities in Japan, he has made Fukuoka his home. He joined Nulab in 2015 and is currently working with the Backlog team. He loves exploring the island of Kyushu with his family.

David Rivera

David Rivera

Front End Engineer

David Rivera

Front End Engineer

Davicho is an Interior Architect turned Front End Developer. He has a keen eye for aesthetics and fun experiences. A lover of all things physical and virtual; the quickest way to his heart is through food, music, bourbon and IPAs. When not coding HTML/CSS/JS or creating new UX/UI experiences, you can find him either djing around New York City or scuba diving. Originally from Honduras via North Carolina, King David currently resides in Brooklyn with his wife, Queen Elizabeth and their one-eyed Springer Spaniel, Prince Charles.

Yuki Sunakawa

Yuki Sunakawa

Software Developer

Yuki Sunakawa

Software Developer

Yuki was born on Miyako Island, an island of Okinawa, Japan. He doesn't like hot weather, but he does like having chocolate while he works. He is also fond of video games; he develops games for himself every morning before his young children wake up for school.

Courtney Dash-Legendre

Courtney Dash-Legendre

Social Media Manager

Courtney Dash-Legendre

Social Media Manager

Courtney’s passion lies in marketing and advertising. Her strengths include community management, content marketing and graphic design. Originally from a small town in Georgia, she has made the big city of New York her home for the past 7 years. When she’s not in the office, you can find her exploring the city, traveling, catching a sports game, or sipping a mai tai on the beach.

Makoto Fukuda

Makoto Fukuda

Web Designer

Makoto Fukuda

Web Designer

Makoto was born and raised in Hasami, Nagasaki Prefecture. He moved to Fukuoka when he joined Nulab. He has six years of experience in web design and front-end engineering. He has a zeal for playing the guitar, interior design, DIY, comic, anime, photography, cats, and sweets. He visits unique shops on his bicycle in his leisure time.

Yousuke Tanimoto

Yousuke Tanimoto

Software Developer

Yousuke Tanimoto

Software Developer

Yousuke was born and raised in Nara, Japan and now lives in Shiga, Japan. His favorite programing languages are Ruby and ES6; Scala is sure to become his new favorite in the near future. He is anxiously awaiting the arrival of his unborn child!

Yuji Matsumoto

Yuji Matsumoto

Software Developer

Yuji Matsumoto

Software Developer

Yuji was born in Osaka, Japan. He loves coffee and programming. He enjoys drinking coffee as fuel for programming during his work day. In his free time, he enjoys developing software, pedaling around the city on his bicycle and buying delicious sweets to pair with coffee.

Mayumi Kamio

Mayumi Kamio

Customer Support

Mayumi Kamio

Customer Support

Mayumi worked at Nulab almost 10 years ago and recently returned to work in customer support. She has one daughter who looks exactly like her. One day she may just switch places with her daughter, so please always look carefully to make sure it's her just in case! Her husband runs an izakaya in Fukuoka called Yakuin. Mayumi says "He serves very delicious food, so let's go there and drink!"

Steve Carrupt

Steve Carrupt

Software Developer

Steve Carrupt

Software Developer

Steve was born in the French speaking part of Switzerland and moved to Fukuoka with his family. Steve has a keen interest in software craftsmanship and lifelong learning. He plays basketball, drinks flavoured soy milk every day and is huge fan of Kinoko No Yama.

Miho Inoue

Miho Inoue

Content Manager

Miho Inoue

Content Manager

Miho was born in Chiba. She has a passion for producing interactive content. She lived in Bangkok, Thailand for 9 months just for her love for Thai food! She enjoys solo traveling South East Asia, chating with locals and drinking local BEER. She currently resides in Japan and spends her weekends reading and watching sci-fi. She is always thinking about how technology will change our lives and augment communication. Her motto: "everyone who drinks with me are my friends."

Takamitsu Kirihata

Takamitsu Kirihata

Software Developer

Takamitsu Kirihata

Software Developer

Takamitsu was born in Oita, Japan. Two of the things he enjoys the most is music and attending live concerts. He values his health and recently started exercising. He has a growing interest in bouldering—rock climbing that is performed without the use of ropes or harnesses—and collects athletic shoes as a hobby.

Takuji Shimokawa

Takuji Shimokawa

Software Developer

Takuji Shimokawa

Software Developer

Takuji is originally from Fukuoka. He lived in Kyoto for 20 years and now lives in Tokyo. He is planning to return to either Fukuoka or Kyoto, but it’s hard for him to choose which one. He likes listening to video game music while coding, but when his favorite song starts playing, he gets carried away with the music.

Ruchita De

Ruchita De

Customer Support Representative

Ruchita De

Customer Support Representative

Ruchita moved from a small town in Connecticut to NYC for school, and stayed for the culture. The only personality test she trusts is the Myers-Briggs test she took once before that indicated she was both an introvert and extrovert. She likes art, music and being comfortable.

Pattie Acevedo

Pattie Acevedo

Product Designer

Pattie Acevedo

Product Designer

Pattie was born and raised in L.A. but always daydreamed about the "other side" and NYC. Her spirit animal is the sloth, taking life one stride at a time. She loves her rescued pup Kokoro, which is Japanese for "Heart Spirited."

Yen-Chieh

Yen-Chieh

Software Developer

Yen-Chieh

Software Developer

Yen-Chieh was born in Taiwan where his aptitude for computers was put to work while served in the army for one year fixing machine guns and tanks. Yen-Chieh later moved to the U.S. to pursue a degree in computer science. He plans on staying in New York for a while since he's having fun coding with the Nulab geeks!

Hideyuki Gojima

Hideyuki Gojima

Business Development Manager

Hideyuki Gojima

Business Development Manager

Hide was born in Fukuoka and came to NYC as a teenager, with a big dream to change the world! He worked in finance for 5 years before discovering his passion for all things Tech and embarking on a start-up life. He spends weekends working on Ruby projects with moral support from his beloved dog, Luna. Ramen addict.

Kevin Oh

Kevin Oh

Front End Engineer

Kevin Oh

Front End Engineer

After building his first website in middle school - a Flash page dedicated to his stubborn pet poodle, Cocoa - Kevin quickly developed a fascination with the world of web development. He fosters that passion to this day. His overall life aspirations are two-fold: first, to use his skillset to help solve important human problems. Second, to hug a penguin.

Brandi Gratis

Brandi Gratis

Content Marketing Manager

Brandi Gratis

Content Marketing Manager

Brandi has always harbored a passion for learning, writing, and sharing with others. These sentiments are what guided her towards a career in Content Marketing, a place where she can challenge herself both creatively and strategically while supporting a greater mission. When she's not in the office thinking up amusing alliterations, you can find her playing ukulele, listening to records, or seeking out her next favorite whiskey or wine. She's also a huge animal lover, and someday she hopes to surround herself with dogs, cats, ducks, goats, and maybe even a koala or two.

Bing Han

Bing Han

SEO/SEM Specialist

Bing Han

SEO/SEM Specialist

Bing is an SEO/SEM specialist at Nulab. She enjoys all things digital, especially data driven marketing initiatives. She worked in corporate and intellectual property law before making the transition into digital. Bing was born in China and grew up Australia where she spent most of her times between Perth and Melbourne, and have recently moved to NYC. She loves traveling around the world, and is passionate about animal welfare and social justice.

Ebe Saawan Patath

Ebe Saawan Patath

Product Designer

Ebe Saawan Patath

Product Designer

Saawan studied engineering but quickly realized design is his calling. He loves tdo travel and explore different places. When he's not illustrating or thinking about design, he likes to eat healthy and be fit. He has a penchant for dark chocolates (above 70% cacao) and green tea.

Takahiro Hisaki

Takahiro Hisaki

Software Developer

Takahiro Hisaki

Software Developer

Takahiro is a programmer and jogger. He enjoys electronic music, architectures, and simplicity.

Teruo Kunihiro

Teruo Kunihiro

Software Developer

Teruo Kunihiro

Software Developer

Kunihiro has lived in Yamaguchi, Nagoya, and Tokyo; he currently resides in Fukuoka. He specializes in Javascript and intends to learn many more languages. Fun fact: he keeps a photo of a famous Japanese actress and model at his desk. Can you guess who?

Masato Nakamura

Masato Nakamura

Software Developer

Masato Nakamura

Software Developer

Masato was born and raised in Chiba, Japan and is now based in Tokyo. He loves hand brewing a fresh cup of coffee everyday in his manual coffee mill.

Nick Arai

Nick Arai

Software Developer

Nick Arai

Software Developer

Nick is a wizard...who uses the spells of AWS and Scala. The spells are for Well-Architected Infrastructures and Software Architectures. He has been doing rigorous training to improve his magical talents in the hopes of becoming a senior wizard. Abracadabra.

Masashi Tamura

Masashi Tamura

Accounting

Masashi Tamura

Accounting

Masashi has aided in the growth and organization of the company's backoffice, finance, accounting, and sales management processes. He was an editor at a game magazine, employee of Amazon, and spent a year and a half working as a teacher aid in New Zealand. Now, he spends his time enjoying his child and baking Chiffon Cake.

Sayaka Angela Adachi

Sayaka Angela Adachi

HR

Sayaka Angela Adachi

HR

Sayaka's is almost exclusively referred to as Angela, but no one really knows why they call her Angela. Her hobbies include playing drums and traveling with her husband.