Work Experience

I have worked as a developer (mostly backend) in Tokyo and San Francisco.

NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING INTERN

Retty, “Japanese Yelp” with 20M MAU — Tokyo, Japan

Implemented a script to detect incorrectly categorized restaurants.

  • Organized 1.5M rows of restaurant reviews and categories using Numpy and Pandas.
  • Analyzed the organized data using SVM, naive Bayes and logisitic regression (scikit-learn).
  • Presented the successful analysis result in front of 20 engineers, marketers and C-level executives.

DATA ENGINEER INTERN

Gradle, default build tool for Android Studio — San Francisco, CA

Built an entire data analysis pipeline from log files to dashboard. Awarded as the weekly MVP twice.

  • Designed and set up a MySQL database on Amazon RDS to store parsed log files.
  • Analyzed the organized data using SVM, naive Bayes and logisitic regression (scikit-learn).
  • Presented the successful analysis result in front of 20 engineers, marketers and C-level executives.

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

East Ventures, the most successful seed round VC in Japan and Indonesia — Tokyo, Japan

Worked directly with the partner to research 10 startups in the US, India and Japan.

  • In depth research on Tiger Global Management. 800 likes and 50 shares on Facebook.

SOFTWARE ENGINEER INTERN

Jiraffe, e-marketplace with 40% growth/month — Tokyo, Japan

Developed a CMS where companies can manage products they want to sell with Ruby on Rails.

  • Enabled non-technical users to upload, delete and edit the list of products to release to the site.
  • Improved the product database search by matching similarly named products using NLP logic.