Experts from diverse backgrounds, innovating the future of global restaurant products
TableCheck's team members represent Japan, USA, China, India, Mexico, Israel, Malaysia, the Netherlands, and more, and speak over 12 languages. We are a internationally-minded company building truly global products.
Our staff have prior experience working at the leading companies in Hospitality, Finance, Technology, Credit Cards, Game Development—and even Rocket Science! We bring together a diverse array of experts under one umbrella to fully leverage each member's unique perspective.
We've earned a strong reputation among our clients, outpacing our peers by introducing innovative new products and features. Using the latest agile development methodologies, we deliver well-tested apps with remarkably fast turnaround time.
2007: CyberSource Japan (wholly-owned subsidiary of VISA), business administration planning 2010: Piku Media (formerly English OK), helped establish business and office 2011: Founded TableCheck as CEO
Graduated from Brown University, B.S. in Electrical Engineering With Honors. Nomura Securities Japan (formerly Lehman Brothers Japan), Vice President, Equities Algorithmic Trading. Joined TableCheck as CTO and Co-Founder in 2013
Global Head of Sales & Consulting
Graduated from Rikkyo University. Sales Manager for MICROS-Fidelio Japan, managed global hotel clients. Awarded "Top Salesperson" 5 years in a row. Sales Manager at Ubitus, Inc., where he led global expansion of online game sales. Joined TableCheck in 2015 as Head of Sales.
Graduated from Keio University, Faculty of Business and Commerce. Prior experience as a Restaurant Manager, and as Sales at a global life insurance company. Joined TableCheck in 2015 as Sales.
Graduated from the Hokkaido University School of Science. Joined Tech Matrix Corporation in 2010, where he worked as Corporate Sales for 6 years in the Security Division. Joined TableCheck as an Account Manager in 2016.
Aiming to become the next Indiana Jones, Take studied Archeology at Meiji University. After learning first-hand that exploring archeological sites was not quite as adventurous as he had imagined, he jumped his career path to join the restaurant industry. At the age of 30, he moved to Luxa and engaged in both sales and staff training. He joined TableCheck as sales in 2017.
Satsuki focuses her career in Sales. In her previous job, she turned a shop profitable by providing excellent hospitality and customer services. Satsuki became interested in the IT industry and joined TableCheck as Account Manager in 2017 to broaden her skills.
Graduated from Camden County College in U.S.. Ryusuke earned school expenses as the only Japanese waiter in a local sushi bar in Philadelphia. Started his career at the personnel placement agency. Also worked as sales at Groupon and LINE. Joined TableCheck in 2018.
Experienced a wedding planner at Plan Do See, and learned what the real service is there. Joined TableCheck in 2019.
After graduated from college, started working as a sales at a parking management company, where he learned about walk-in sales. Also, experienced various jobs as a restaurant manager and a sales at the bilingual recruiting comany. Joined TableCheck as a sales in 2019.
After graduated from college, worked as a sales at an ad agency. There he worked for the clients in wedding and restaurant industry. His will to work more for restaurant joined TableCheck 2019.
Customer Development Manager
After graduated from a beauty school, started his career at restaurant manager. In 2010, moved to Groupon Japan and became "top sales person". To devote his time more for support sales, changed his career to planning section and joined many project under CEO. Impressed with the vision to connect diners and restaurants, joined TableCheck in 2019.
Tomohiro started his career in sales at a stock brokerage firm. In 2014 he joined Luxa and became the top salesperson in their Nagoya branch office. After he moved to Tokyo he worked as a top salesperson and a recruiter and also trained new staff. Tomohiro joined TableCheck as Sales Planner in 2017.
After graduated from colledge, Takaaki started his career as inside sales rep. at Fujitsu Communication Service. Experienced out-boud calls for appointment acquisition, lead nurturing and other customer oriented communications. To be empathied by TableCheck's mind to change the industry, joined TableCheck in 2019.
Shizuka has experience working in both Sales and in the Food and Beverage industry. She joined TableCheck in 2017 as Sales.
Senior Consulting Specialist
1994: Graduated from Osaka Travel Journal College, Hotel Department 1994: Kobe Bay Sheraton Hotel 1997: The Ritz-Carlton Osaka 2003: Grand Hyatt Tokyo 2005: Mandarin Oriental Tokyo 2008: Business Manager, launched six locations of restaurants and animal hospitals 2013: OpenTable Client Relations Manager 2014: Joined TableCheck as Senior Consultant
Head of Consulting
Keita Ogawa is an avid hill-climb bike racer, and prides himself as being able to ride any kind of bike, from a mountain bike to a Granny-style bike. After working for a hotel company, Keita became a Sales Manager of MICROS-Fidelio Japan, where he managed global hotel clients. He joined TableCheck in 2016 as a support specialist.
Senior Operations Consultant
Formerly Support and CRM at MICROS-Fidelio Japan covering the Restaurant sector. Joined TableCheck in 2015 as Support Specialist.
Had worked at restaruant industry for 11 years as service staff at a hotel restaurant as well as a receptionist, PR, and manager. Haruna changed her career as a sales rep at Micros Fidelio Japan. After two years of enjoying slow living at Miyako-jima, she joined TableCheck as a Consultant in 2018.
Ai has worked at Wedding industry for 6 years as Wedding Planner and has involved in establishing a Wedding company in Qingdao China. Throughout her career she witnessed a lot of smiles and happiness. After worked at SONY teaching photoshoting, she joined TableCheck as a consultant in 2018.
Mami has experienced working as a shop manager at retail store and a sales for E-commerce for retail shops. With her love to good food and drinks, she joined TableCheck to step up in her career.
Chose his first carrier at the wedding industry with a great interst in the wedding; a person's one of the largest event. Learned service skill with omotenashi, changed his career to IT consulting. Joined TableCheck in 2019.
Operations Planning & CRM Supervisor
After graduated from cooking school, Fumiya worked at online marketing and restaurant management system companies as customer support. With his interest in restaurant IT, Fumiya joined TableCheck at the end of 2017. He is also a great father who loves his two daughters!
Senior CRM Consultant
1999: Graduated from Salem International University. 2000: Chimney Co., Ltd. (12-year tenure) direct management Division Area Manager, served as the FC Division supervisor. 2012: OpenTable, Inc. Client Relationship Manager. 2016: Joined TableCheck as Senior Consultant.
Senior CRM Consultant
Graduated from Hattori Nutrition College. Trained in wines in Australia, and became sommelier at "Joel Robuchon." Later worked as Restaurant Manager at the Tokyo Midtown location of Roti. Joined TableCheck in 2015 as Sommelier / Sales.
Has worked at the resutaurants during her college age, she has interested in restaurant industry. After graduated from colledge Hiroko joined marketing agency targeitng restaurant industry. With her will to support the restaurants' best service, joined TableCheck in 2018 as a consultant.
Graduated from Keio University. Chiaki entered a non-life insurance company. Then, she acquired the food relating qualifications like cheese, wine and Japanese sake while working at a natural cheese importer and a hotel operating company. Joined TableCheck in 2018.
Graduated from Osaka Economic Law University. Engaged in support desk, site operation, and sales. With the experience of living in a Munch, Germany for a year in his childhood and traveled 14 countries in the past, has great interests in learning English. Joined TableCheck in April 2019, the last of Heisei Era.
After graduated from Hosei University, became a teacher at an elementary school. To have broad points of view, changed his career as a sales at LUXA. There he devoted himself to restaurants and with his love to restaurants industry, joined TableCheck in May 2019.
Formerly Support and CRM at MICROS-Fidelio Japan. Over 12 years experience in Food & Beverage IT support. Joined TableCheck in 2015 as Support Specialist.
Senior Support Consultant
After graduating from California State University, Satomi Matsumoto worked at a Japanese digital audio equipment maker, doing B2B logistic operations as well as B2C business development. Since 2014, Satomi worked as business support for an overseas corporation which provides cloud software. She joined TableCheck in 2016 as a support specialist.
Senior Support Consultant
2003: Graduated from Kanda Institute of Foreign Language 2004: Worked at Gonpachi Nishiazabu as a receptionist 2006: Worked at a Japanese restaurant in Canada 2010: Worked at HUGE as an Assistant Manager 2017: Joined TableCheck as Sales Consultant
Ayane worked as reservation operator with her hospitality. Her warm and dedicated conversation makes others smile. Interested in TableSolution as one of its user, she decided to join TableCheck as a consultant. She is also a GAME lover.
After graduated from collage, worked as a sales at a real estate company and a life insurance agent. With his strong interest toward "FOOD", changed his career at Tabelog. For further growth, joined TableCheck as a support consultant.
Spent most of the time volunteering and traveling during the college years. He worked at a logitics company, NPO and catalog shopping comany. With his expreience with customer support, joined TableCheck in 2019.
Experienced restaurant manager at French restaurant Café de Paris in Kobe, Miyamoto engaged WEB marketing strategy at Operation Factory. Joined TableCheck in 2017 as a Sales Consultant at the Osaka Office.
Started working as shop manager of cafe and bar after dropping out of the college. Became properly employed at Operation Factory after working as part time. Worked as shop manager and had experience in shop operation, shop management, including HR and accounting. Joined TableCheck Osaka office in 2018.
While studying theatre at Nihon University, Colledge of Arts, Jun started his career at working in the restaurants industry. He engaged in the opening of new restaurants and also worked as restaurant manager at Wonder Table previously. In 2018, joined TableCheck with his wish for further growth in restaurants industry.
After graduated from a Culinary Institute, Jindai started his career as a chef at the famous hotels. He moved to apparel industry as a sales and then involved in the relase of portal site for beauty related service at Rakuten. Joined TableCheck Osaka office in 2018 to devote more on restaurants industry.
Originally from Hyogo. She graduated Takaraduka-kita high school performing arts major, and she moved to New York to pursue her passion for contemporary dance. She also worked at a restaurant in Brooklyn as a receptionist and a service staff, and got interested in restaurant industry. After 8 years of New York life, she came back to Japan and joined TableCheck in 2019.
Graduated from Kansai University, major in Economics. While in college, she worked at USJ and learned hosplitality and operations in service industry. Naruna has started her professional career as a sales at an investment bank. With her wish to devote more for restaurants industry, joined TableCheck in 2019
After graduated from college, worked as a wedding planner at TAKE and GIVE NEEDS. Also experienced a variety of duties as sales, consultant, and shop manager. Joined TableCheck Osaka office. Sachiko is a lady who always put all the effort to get the best out from it.
During colledge years, started working in the hotel and wedding industry. After worked as a teacher in a cram school, Yuji came back to work in the wedding industry. Engaged in the shop management and opening new shops in the several venues in Kansai area. Joined TableCheck in 2019 with his interest to solve problems in restaurant industry.
Misuzu has experienced a various industry in her past career, such as a sales rep and fromt office clark at a major suports goods maker, a shops staff at apparel shop and coffee shop, and a restaurant manager. With her love to eat and drink as well as hospitality mind, she joined TableCheck in 2018. She is also a powerful mother for two kids.
Previously worked in ICT industry as technical sales and business development. Jimmy has broad experiences in partner recruitment and management as well as in-country operation. Joined TableCheck as a Korea sales manager with his interest of "food-tech" industry.
Previously worked in hospitality industry as a project engineer. She mainly implemented and supported Agilysys-InfoGenesis POS and ResPAK Korea. She likes to ride bicycle along the Han River bike path on the weekend.
Country Sales Manager
Sell the problem you solve, not the product.
Daniel was previously the Sales Director of Agilysys Singapore. He has over 15 years of experiences in the hospitality industry and distribution channel. Joined TableCheck Singapore in 2018 as the representative of the branch office. Hotels and restaurants are part of my life :)
Sky is the limit.
Ken was previously from 3M Singapore responsible for sales in brands like Post-it & Scotch. His past experience are mainly from the hospitality industry and F&B sector.
Customers don’t expect you to be perfect. They DO expect you to fix things when they go wrong.
Worked in Hospitality Industry for around 8 years & experienced in Hardware Support, System Engineer, Account Management, Customer Service, Project Management & Deployment. Join TableCheck Singapore in 2018 as Product Consultant.
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have!
Milissa was previously from the Millennium & Copthorne group as a Management Trainee focusing in the integration of various departments. She mainly specialised in the F&B and Front Office sectors.
Graduated from Universiti Malaysia Pahang with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Randy previously joined Agilysys as Software Engineer in 2015, he was then joined the operation team as Consultant. In 2018, he joined Ascentis as Customer Success Manager to focus on Account Management. Joined TableCheck Singapore in 2018 as Operations Consultant.
Customer Success Manager
“When I work, I really work. But when I play, I really PLAY.”
Casper has over 12 years of experiences in the hospitality industry with various vendors like Micros Fidelio, Agilysys, Shiji & etc. He has been in various roles such as Account Managing, Sales, Cusomer Service, Support & Project.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
10 years experienced Managing multiple F&B outlet in a 5 stars Hotels at several countries. By 2014 he decided to Join Micros Fidelio as a Sales & Account Manager in charge of East Indonesia, and 2016, he expand his careers with Agilysys as a Branch manager Indonesia overlooking the sales activity and general operation. He passionate with Food and Beverage trends, and he loves to ride his classic bike, diving or surfing during the weekend.
"make a difference"
Winston is an industry professional, self-proclaimed foodie and a long time advocate for the restaurant industry. In recent years he has helped some of the most forward thinking and well known restaurant and hotel groups in Asia. His experience in delivering technology solutions in Europe and Hong Kong over 25 years. He is a great believer uplifting the guest experience and his mission is ‘to help restaurant industry automate the mundane so stars can shine”. He is based Melbourne and looks after the operations for TableCheck and TableSolution Australia.
Customer doesn’t care about your business. They care about their problem. Be the Solution, they are looking for
Has 17 years working experience in Industrial and Hospitality business sales sector. Her experience is based on the variety of areas in Hospitality and Industrial Sales Business, IT network infrastructure, Telecommunication system, Factory control system and Hotel Software Operation. Joined Tablecheck to utilize her skills and experiences to contribute the growth of the company.
“Great People and Great Products Never Die”
Marc is an experienced Director of Operations & Technical Support who possesses extensive hospitality technology knowledge gained over the last 15 years, with strong leadership skills and superb relationship management abilities.
Head of IT
"Connections between things are often more interesting than the things themselves."
Jay has worked in software engineering and system administration / devops in various industries since 1998. Successfully founded and sold Virtuatrade, LLC. He joined TableCheck in 2019 as Head of IT.
Frontend Engineering Manager
"It's a dangerous business, going out your door. You step onto the Road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to."
Graduated from the University of Auckland. Has worked as a front end and full stack developer for several small to medium businesses and for a period worked as a freelance developer. Joined TableCheck in 2017 as a front end engineer.
"What we think, we become."
"This ramen is my boyfriend"
Graduated from Doshisha University. While at university, Naoko studied abroad at Melbourne University, Australia and University of Hawaii and started working as a freelance developer. After graduation, she worked as a frontend engineer at web design company for two years. Joined TableCheck in 2017 as Frontend Engineer. Naoko never misses to eat ramen noodle on weekends.
Ah...I don't care....
Graduated from Clark University with a degree in sociology. Went into web development as a full stack developer and has worked for American, British and now Japanese companies. Joined TableCheck in 2017 as a front end engineer.
Graduated from Universitat Oberta de Catalunya with a degree in Multimedia. He has worked as an Agile Prototyping Analyst at Vodafone in UK, as a Web Developer for the Royal Opera House, Senior Interactive Developer for Publicis SapientNitro and Creative Technologist for the Engine Group in London. He also co-founded a didital agency and worked with clients in Spain and around the World. He joined TableCheck in 2019 as a Frontend Engineer.
"Bob Loblaw Lobs Law Bomb"
Studied Computer Science at university before spending his formative years as a semi-pro foosball player, a wine waiter and then a barista. After serving one coffee too many he embarked on a career as a full-stack developer and ran his own tiny company in London. Since 2014 has been primarily focused on UI design and development.
Jr. Frontend Engineer
"Boredom means it is time to try new things"
Graduated from University of Michigan with a degree in Information and Japanese. While at University, Keyaria worked with Non-Profit Organizations as a web developer. With a passion for how technology is used in international societes, she moved to Tokyo to work as a Jr. Frontend Engineer at Tablecheck.
"The past is history. The future is a mystery. The present is a gift."
After finishing his degree in Computer Science at Brown University, Benjamin began his career in the Blockchain industry working for a startup before going on his own as a consultant on Hong Kong. Since his time in University, Benjamin has always been involved in startups in a variety of roles, and seeks to consolidate his experiences and skills as a Product Manager at Tablecheck in Tokyo.
"Seek your Ikigai"
Arrived in the land of the rising sun after graduating from India with B.Tech in IT. In the journey of being an In-house Consultant, Software Engineer, and Freelance Writer, fortunately, I discovered my deeper interests in the intersection of Business, Technology, and People.
"If you're gonna walk on ice, you might as well dance."
After graduating from Ryerson University in 2012, Lehel started working as a UX/UI Designer as part of Toronto's tech and startup community, eventually joining IBM's Watson Analytics team as a Product Designer. Seeking a new challenge, he moved to Tokyo in early 2019 and joined TableCheck in June 2019 as a Senior Designer.
"Just be friendly."
Studied multimedia design at university before moving to Japan in 2008. After moving between Himeji, Osaka and Tokyo as an HR manager/Lead designer for an International Kindergarten he received PR and started his own small design compay here in Tokyo where the priamry focus was on helping small businessesdevelop a brand identity.
Head of Data Science
"While the simplest path between two points is a straight line, it rarely offers the best scenery."
Graduated from Stanford University in 2003 with a PhD in Economics. He has worked as a Financial Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; a Visiting Economist at the Bank of Japan; a Senior Consultant at NERA Economic Consulting; a Research Officer at Barclays Global Investors; a Director at BlackRock; and an independent consultant on projects related to risk quantification, valuation, retirement planning, business strategy, and data science. He joined TableCheck in 2018 as the Head of Data Science.
Senior Data Engineer
"I've got a bad feeling about this..."
2010: ORT Braude College of Engineering 2010: Pionet Technologies 2012: Worthy.com 2015: Joined TableCheck as Senior Server Engineer.
Data Science Engineer
Graduated from CET Trivandrum with a degree in Computer Science and Engineering. Worked as a Software Analyst at Hexagon Inc. where he worked on Public Safety and GIS Solutions for India, Australia and China. Later he worked at Thybolt, a Startup based in india, where he worked on an IoT based Analytics platform. He joined Tablecheck in 2019 as a Data Science Engineer.
Shigeru Kamada graduated from Otterbein University in Ohio, USA. Shigeru has extensive experience as a QA Engineer at leading tech companies including Intel and PayPal. He joined TableCheck as QA engineer in 2016.
Graduated from ABES Institute of technology with B.tech degree in IT.She has worked as Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer with various firms in India like Paytm for payments team,Landis & Gyr for smart meters and Global logic for Insurance.Have worked for Major clients like Toshiba (japan), Alipay (china) and Guidewire(USA).
Senior Server Engineer
"I thought what I'd do was, I'd pretend I was one of those deaf-mutes."
Matthew graduated with a Management of Information Systems degree from Iowa State University in 2012. In the Fall of 2013, he entered Japan as a server-side engineer for Rakuten. In 2014 he moved to Tabelog Inc. as a full-stack and iOS developer. As of April 2017, he has been focusing on developing new and innovative systems at TableCheck.
Sr. Server Engineer
"Do or do not, there is no try." Yoda
Graduated as a Digital Designer but have worked as a developer for 10+ years. Has a passion for digital marketing, created his startup, received investment, won hackathons, Cayo loves building things. After living as a digital nomad around the world for a couple of years, he has settled in Tokyo to work for TableCheck.
"I don't know where I'm going, but I hope I go far."
2013: Graduated from the South Central University for Nationalities 2013-15: Baidu, Senior Software Engineer 2015-2017: Meituan, Senior Software Engineer 2017: Joined TableCheck
Business Operations Manager
After graduating from University of Nebraska at Kearney, Yasuyo Shikano worked at NEXWAY, comuunication IT service provider, doing sales, marketing, planning, and customer support and was recognized by the company several times for her acheivements. With a strong background with the IT services business, Yasuyo joined TableCheck in 2016 as an experienced professional for business development and B2B communication.
Had worked at an accounting office for subsidiaries which parent company is in USA mainly. Asumi was in charge of payment team supporting company's expenses and employee reimbursement expenses. Joined Table Check in 2019 as Business Operations.
Graduated from Kanda Institute of Foreign Languages, major in English. Joined the Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo in 2005 (formerly The Four Seasons Hotel.) Joined TableCheck in 2016 after a successful career history of over 10 years in Japanese and Western restaurants.
After working at JIJI Press as a journalist as well as the publisher, Mikako started working as a freelance PR. Experienced in event planning and obtaining media coverage for the restaurants. Joined TableCheck as a PR in 2019. Believe in that good food is the one that realize world peace.
Moved to Japan in 2011. Worked for NYSE listed global Internet/software company's branch in Japan and a domestic online advertising company. Experienced in product managing, designing and business development, Muyang joined TableCheck in 2019, aiming at making Japan a cashless and Internet society just like the other developed countries.
Global Consulting Supervisor
Work. Save. Travel. Repeat.
With a Bachelors degree in IT and Masters degree in HR from India, Shweta has an extensive experience in Human Resources, Corporate Communication and related areas. She came to Japan with a wish to learn about and immerse in the Japanese culture. A believer of minimalism, she loves to travel to places off the beaten path. She joined the Global Strategy team of TableCheck in 2017.
Head of Finance
After working overseas at a global auto parts manufacturer and foreign-based IT companies in sales, he joined an IT startup in 2006. For over a decade he was the Director of Administration and focused on building the venture business. His main roles were in finance, HR, general affairs and legal. Takamitsu joined TableCheck in 2017 as a Director of Finance.
Had studied Japanese CPA at the University, Makoto had started her career at a tax office. After that she has experienced working at accounting section more than 10 years in several companies in various industries. Joined TableCheck for further step us with her love to the accounting job.
Head of HR
Housho started at CIBC Wood Gundy (Canadian Investment firm) where she conducted HR & administrative office duties. In 1996, she moved to a US asset management company (Barclays Global Investors which later became BlackRock) and engaged across a broad range of HR activities such as HR strategies/M&A, talent development, recruiting, HR operations, compensation, and employee benefits as a senior HR Business Partner (Director). She joined TableCheck in 2018 as HR Director.
Started off as HR in the education industry, he joined a start-up event outsourcing company as HR Head. With the intention to possess a speciality in recruitment, he has conducted consultation to thousands of candidates for recruitment firms as well as conducting onsite recruitment for Western IT and mobile giants. He then has experienced a variety of industries including cosmetics, gaming, pet food, ISO certifying body and ad agency as HR Director focusing on Policies, Organizational Development, Employee relations and HRIS. Joined TableCheck in 2019 as HR Manager for an exciting jouney ahead.
Head of Listing Preparation
connecting the dots
1991-01: Systems & Operation administration at Fuji (Mizuho) Bank, VP of trust business at its NY subsidiary. 2000-07: In charge of IPO preparation at VeriSign, Japan then chief of IR and FP&A after listed. 2007-16: Business development at M-out, principal investment company, MD. 2016-18: Furniture AR simulation service company, LivingStyle, CFO. 2018: Joined TableCheck as Director of Listing preparation