Joined Recruit in 2009. As a data scientist, oversaw the CRM/demand forecasting for key services such as Jalan, Hot Pepper, and more.
In 2012, launched a dedicated unit (currently our Big Data Division) which specializes in solving digital marketing issues via statistical analysis, machine learning, and information recommendation methodologies. As such, his primary focus was the development of recommendation systems.
In 2014, fostered the development of a data analysis project (pertaining to ID points) across Recruit platforms company-wide, while also performing in a large-scale organizational management role.
At present, Saigo is engaged at the forefront of Advanced Technology Lab’s cutting-edge R&D, with a pioneering eye for spearheading the next great social phenomenon five years down the road.