• Takamasa Kawasaki

    Takamasa Kawasaki

    Founder & Representative Director

    Taka is Odigo’s founder, bringing his wealth of experience managing and driving growth in large multi-national corporations to a startup environment. He also wears another hat as CEO of Redhorse Corporation, a listed company on the Taipei Exchange.

  • Chris Okano

    Chris Okano

    CEO & Representative Director

    Chris was born in London, raised in Los Angeles and now currently living in Tokyo, Japan. Being 3/4 Japanese, he always had a passion for Japanese culture which eventually lead him to Odigo Japan. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer, boxing and making YouTube videos for his channel, OkanoTV. Coworkers describe Chris as a random, positive, happy ball of energy. Oh, and he LOVES ice cream.

  • Ian Rudd

    Ian Rudd

    CTO

    Ian was born and raised in Essex, England and has been living in Tokyo since 2010. Prior to moving to Japan, he worked in London as a software engineer for AIG and the British Government. An avid ‘hoop-aholic’, Ian can often be found playing on one of Tokyo’s many basketball courts

  • Kentaro Yabu

    Kentaro Yabu

    CFO

    I have been engaged in financial accounting work for about 13 years. The fun for weekends of mine is to play with my two cats at home, watching professional baseball and drinking with my wife on the way home from work.

  • Tomohiro Nakagawa

    Tomohiro Nakagawa

    Business Development Manager

    Tomohiro was born in Tokyo and raised in Shiga prefecture until he graduated from university. He has been working in sales and digital marketing since he started his career. At Odigo, he comes up with new ideas to encourage the continued growth of the company. In his free time, he loves playing soccer, reading books, seeking out new ideas, and having fun with his son.

  • Kay Lan

    Kay Lan

    Business Associate

    Born and raised by her Chinese parents in Osaka. Kay has lived in Japan all of her life. During her prior work in sales and marketing, she handled clients from the US and China. She attended UC Berkeley for a portion of her college life and grew a deep love for San Francisco. If she isn't on one of her trip somewhere in the world; She is dreaming of eating Sushirito back in San Francisco.

  • Hideo Noguchi

    Hideo Noguchi

    Business Development Manager

    Born and raised in Japan, Hideo has lived in many cities including Shizuoka, Osaka, Sapporo, Sendai and Tokyo. He has vast experience in the travel industry and has visited many countries.

  • Daniel Liu

    Daniel Liu

    Digital Marketing Manager

    Daniel was born in Taiwan, and moved to Japan when he was 18 to complete his studies. He has lived in the southern, central and eastern parts of Japan, and is big on adventure – he recently checked skydiving off his to-do list and is looking forward to more!

  • Omar

    Omar

    Product Marketing Manager

    Born and raised in London, Omar moved to Japan to experience life at a different pace after completing his Master’s degree. At Odigo, he spends his time cooking up snazzy corporate photos and videos.

  • Jon Mulligan

    Jon Mulligan

    Senior Web Engineer

    Originally from Bristol UK, Jon moved to Japan in 2016 and has been exploring ever since. Despite being the youngest member of the Odigo team, he has experience building a global Music Streaming platform and e-commerce websites for some of the UK’s biggest outdoor brands. If he’s not working at his computer, you’ll probably find him snowboarding down some of Japan’s powdery pistes.