ABOUT

We work to support Recruit Group services by carrying out research
and development of cutting-edge technologies.

CONCEPT

Creating value using advanced technology

Advanced Technology Lab is a division of Recruit Group charged with pioneering new technologies, and being on the lookout for new trends to harness as solutions for the company's services.

Of course, the solutions ATL produces make Recruit Group more competitive, and are key to Recruit's success in the market, but their importance by no means stops there.

We believe that by pushing these services forward, creating new value, and contributing to society, these technologies hold the power to change the world.

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    Yoshinori Takesako

    Yoshinori Takesako

    Joined Recruit as a mid-career hire in September of 2015, and the head of the Advanced Technology Lab since April of 2019.
    Having pursued mid-to-long term R&D on enterprise groupware product development at 2 independent IT startups, and participates in cultivating human talent for security, being a guest lecturer at a security camp and the Founding Executive Committee Chairman for SECCON.
    Serves concurrently as a project manager for an unexplored IPA IT personnel discovery and training venture.

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    Motoya Izuhara

    Motoya Izuhara

    As team manager, my primary role is to provide comprehensive direction to facilitate our team’s innovative product development. In that capacity, I feel it’s vital to cultivate an enjoyable work environment conducive to providing an engaging creative palette for our projects.

    Together, let’s change the world.

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    Shinya Murai

    Shinya Murai

    I am experienced in all aspects of IOT technology and applications. Previously I was responsible for developing IT systems and electrical equipment related to sensors and communications at a medical and nursing equipment company.
    In 2017 I moved to ATL, looking to leverage my experience and to take up a major challenge at the cutting edge of the healthcare sector.
    I am from Hokkaido. I seek out new challenges and opportunities with a pioneering spirit and outlook in everything I do.
    (I am always open to guidance and advice to help me identify new opportunities!)

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    Kohei Ozaki

    Kohei Ozaki

    Kohei Ozaki is an expert on algorithm and machine learning. Previously, he has worked for several tech companies and insurance company before he joined ATL, for example, on recommendation, computational advertising, RTB optimization, and automated fraud detection in the insurance industry. He loves computer science as a hobby. He won the 1st prize on KDD Cup 2015, which is most prestigious data mining competition . Twitter Id: @smly.

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    Akira Saigo

    Akira Saigo

    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.

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    Shigeru Shiozawa

    Shigeru Shiozawa

    Joined Recruit in 2008 following a career in international/domestic finance. In the intervening years, he has donned many caps, overseeing a diverse range of projects running the gamut from robotics to natural language processing, A.I., the development of IoT devices geared toward a female demographic, video algorithms, and overseas expansion support.
    With deep connections in Sweden, when Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria visited Japan, she enjoyed a conversation with a robot brought to fruition in partnership with his team’s TAISHI chatbot engine. The encounter received extensive coverage in the Swedish media.
    Shiozawa has a keen interest in robotics and devices, also researches cashless and retail technologies in Northern Europe.

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    Keno Sugawara

    Keno Sugawara

    Decades ago, Keno Sugawara was influenced by Super Titan (by Tatsuo Morimura) at a young age. Then, he followed the latest trends to work on software and hardware modification using various computers. Recently, Keno has been fascinated by the inconvenience of performance limitations, and devoted to developing 8bit and16bit microcomputers.

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    Kazutaka Sakurai

    Kazutaka Sakurai

    Main tasks of leading public relations and communication measures in the corporate planning department with a mission to “Increase the number of RTC fans in and out of the company.” At ATL, mainly leading the promotion of industry-academia cooperation. Deeply enjoys visiting academic conferences and research institutions all across the country. A director of the Japan Database Society, a DBS Research Operating Member of the Information Processing Society, and a visiting researcher at the Kwansei Gakuin University Social Informatics Research Center.

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    Sota Nunomura

    Sota Nunomura

    Having learned the business of Ad technology through a general advertising agency, joined Recruit in December of 2015.
    In charge of horizontal alliances for the entire company, is responsible for partnerships and cooperative industries with major global platformers, in addition to serving as a company-wide promoter of voice assistance as the next interface initiative. A member of JAPAN MENSA.

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    Naohiro Yoshida

    Naohiro Yoshida

    After getting experience with large-scale system architecture at Sler, joined Recruit in March of 2014.
    After starting up a booking table, replacing Hot Pepper Beauty, and promoting the development of Recruit Navi HRTech as a full-stack engineer, joined the Advanced Technology Lab in April of 2019.