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

    I am the manager of this organization.
    When I was young, I believed that business is about “cultivating culture.” To “create things that become commonplace in everyday life,” I believe that is our job.
    My place of work has now shifted to the Lab, but my thoughts have never changed. I would like to create something that will become the norm in the future by bringing innovation from this structure of the Lab. Come join us and take on this ultimate challenge!

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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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    Shigeru Shiozawa

    Shigeru Shiozawa

    After working for foreign and Japanese financial institutions, I joined Recruit in 2008. I am responsible for a wide range of fields, including robotics, natural language processing, artificial intelligence, IoT device development aimed at women, video analysis, and support for overseas expansion.
    When Princess Victoria of Sweden visited Japan, I provided support by Robot + TAISHI. My areas of expertise include OCR, retail technologies, and AI with a focus on healthcare.

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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.

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    Yuki Tanaka

    Yuki Tanaka

    Joined Recruit mid-career in 2017.
    I jumped from working as a systems integrator to virtual currency, enthralled by the mysterious allure of blockchain.
    After being assigned to the Advanced Technology Lab, I made venture investments in the Investment Office before rejoining the Lab in May 2021.

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    Masahiro Oroku

    Masahiro Oroku

    After conducting research in particle physics and economics at graduate school, I joined Recruit Co., Ltd. There, I engaged in financial and human resource businesses as a data scientist. At ATL, I have been conducting research on the mechanisms by which innovation and intellectual production occur. In the realm of the company’s extracurricular activities, I am the head of the economics study group. Ph. D. (Sciences)

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    Sota Nunomura

    Sota Nunomura

    After working in sales in the ad-tech domain at a general advertising agency, I joined Recruit in December of 2015.
    As a cross-company alliance manager, I am in charge of alliances and collaborations with major global platformers, as well as the company-wide promotion of voice assistants to be the next interface initiative.
    At ATL, I developed an application that utilizes LiDAR sensors. A member of JAPAN MENSA.

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    Hikaru Nagasaka

    Hikaru Nagasaka

    Joining Recruit mid-career in October 2019, I have been engaged in research and development in the AR/VR area at the Advanced Technology Lab since October 2020.
    My goal is to create results that will spread the word both inside and outside the company that “Recruit is doing something interesting!”
    One of my extracurricular activities includes being a technical advisor to an AR/VR startup company.
    I have also been selected by the IPA Exploratory IT Human Resources Development Project.

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    Kazutaka Sakurai

    Kazutaka Sakurai

    My main duty is to be in charge of public relations and communication measures in the Planning Department, and my mission is to “increase the number of Recruit fans inside and outside the company.” At ATL, I am in charge of promoting industry-university collaboration. A major purpose in my life is to visit various academic societies and laboratories around the country. I am also a lecturer at several universities. I am a board member (vice president) of the Database Society of Japan, and a visiting researcher and steering committee member of the Center for Social Informatics, Kwansei Gakuin University.

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    Kotaro Tanahashi

    Kotaro Tanahashi

    Joined Recruit in 2015 as a new graduate. I have been working on development of machine learning systems for advertising distribution and recruiting services, and exploring applications using quantum annealing. I am also a project manager of the Annealing Division of the IPA Exploratory Target Project, a steering committee member of the Quantum Software Research Group of the Information Processing Society of Japan, and a member of the Quantum Computer Technology Promotion Committee of the Quantum ICT Forum.