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
2007: Graduated from Brown University, B.S. in Electrical Engineering (With Honors) 2007-12: Nomura Securities Japan (formerly Lehman Brothers Japan), Vice President, Equities Algorithmic Trading 2013: Joined TableCheck as CTO and Co-Founder
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.
Regional Manager / West Japan
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.
Started his career as a cook at a French Bistro at Nakameguro. He is knowledgable about the front-end and back-end of restaurant operation after he worked as a service staff at Salvatore Cuomo and at Giraud restaurant system. In 2017, he joined TableCheck as an Account Manager.
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.
After graduated from college, Yuki started his career as a sales at local printing company, and in charge of public entities. With his experience working at restaurants, and to step up his career, he joined TableCheck in 2018.
Leader, Sales Planning
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.
Shizuka has experience working in both Sales and in the Food and Beverage industry. She joined TableCheck in 2017 as Sales.
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
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.
Leader, Operation 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 Consultant, Operation
Formerly Support and CRM at MICROS-Fidelio Japan covering the Restaurant sector. Joined TableCheck in 2015 as Support Specialist.
Senior Consultant, Operation
Fascinated by restaurants in New York, Eiko changed her career to the restaurant industry. After having worked as service staff, a shop manager as well as a receptionist at HUGE, she joined TableCheck as a Sales Consultant in 2017.
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.
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.
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.
Senior Consultant, CRM
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.
Leader, Operation Planning
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!
Leader, Support Consultant
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 Consultant, Support
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 Consultant, Support
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.
Takasaki graduated Northeastern State University in Oklahoma. He started his career as a programer and also has experience as freelancer as WEB programer and test engineer for Web/Smartphone application. After he worked as system support enginner in German company which provide the hotel booking portal for customer, he joined TableCheck in 2017.
Senior Consultant, Operation
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.
Keita has been in the restaurant and wedding industry since he graduated. He was the top sale and Manager of Groupon Fukuoka. He was also one of the initial members of Tabelog Fukuoka reseller to build the Fukuoka office. He joined TableCheck in 2017 to expand TableSolution’s presence in Fukuoka area.
Matsuura has previously worked at Groupon and within 2 months of joining, he was crowned "Top Salesperson." In his previous work, Tabelog reseller in Fukuoka, he was the initial members as well as the top sale. He joined TableCheck in 2017 to strengthen the Fukuoka office.
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.
Korea Country Manager
Scott was previously the Sales Manager for MICROS-Fidelio Korea. He has extended experiences in the hospitality industry and managing global hotel clients in Korea. Joined TableCheck Korea in 2017 as a representative of the Branch office.
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.
"Winter is coming!"
Graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. Won 247th place in the Indian National Science Olympiad. Prior experience in system development in both India and Japan. Joined TableCheck in 2015 as Frontend Engineer.
"What we think, we become."
Senior Server 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.
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.
In 2011, Emilien founded a company selling Minecraft servers. After an internship in 2012 at TaDaWeb, Luxembourg, he continued to work remotely as a Systems Engineer. He graduated in 2014 from the University of Technology of Compiègne with a Master's Degree in Computer Science. Then, he decided to come to Japan, and worked as a Server Engineer for a game company in Tokyo. In 2016, he joined TableCheck as a System Engineer.
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.
"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.
"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.
"Go that extra mile to be Extraordinary"
Graduated from VJTI, India with B.Tech in Information Technology. Involved in Deep Learning Research in university. Joined TableCheck in 2017 as a QA Engineer to venture more in the field.
"Be the change you want to see in the world."
Corina holds a Media in Multimedia degree and has over 10 years of professional experience working in Digital. She has worked for global organisations such as Ernst & Young and SONY. Originally from Sydney, Australia, she brings a wealth of experience to help shape our digital products. She joins our team as Product Manager.
"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
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.
Marketing Web Developer
"A noble spirit embiggens the smallest man."
Kevin makes websites for marketers. He has developed solutions for inbound and outbound business efforts in industries including legal, HR, translation, and print. He joined TableCheck in 2018 as a web developer, supporting the marketing team.
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.
"You must construct additional pylons!"
Gratuated from the University of Technology of Compiègne in 2014 with a Master's Degree in Computer Science. He worked at Hi Corporation as a software engineer and built a UI library, a rendering engine and tools for embedded systems. He joined TableCheck as a Server Engineer in 2018.
Business Development 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.
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.
Pow Pow lover - living for the snow
Graduated from the University of Manchester with a degree in Japanese and Business Management. Corrine moved to Japan because the snow is so nice and soft here. Joking! She enjoys being lost in this big city and discover surprises every day. Previously worked in fashion retails and start-ups. Corrine joined TableCheck in 2017 to increase their marketing presence.
"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take."
During his studies at Santa Clara University in Silicon Valley, Alex worked with TableCheck as a Business Development Intern. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Finance in 2016, he worked as a Financial Analyst at Xilinx and then returned to TableCheck to support expansion operations in new Asia markets.
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.
Director 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.
Graduated from Keio University. 1988: Joined Japan Airlines and engaged in business related to "International Passengers" at several airports and sales branches. 2005: Temporarily transferred to the Japanese Olympic Committee and worked for PR and media communications related to the Olympic Games. 2010: Joined a susidiary of Tokyo Gas as a Sales Manager, then as a HR & GA Manager.
Ooishi worked as a sales representative at one of Japan's largest real estate companies. She joined TableCheck in 2015, and brings broad experience as an office administrator at prominent Japanese enterprises.