Introduction to the Corporate Solutions Engineering
Mercari has a Corporate Solutions Engineering Team for solving the challenges faced in managing the company. In this session, Karasawa will introduce the activities of his team, the kinds of challenges they are trying to resolve, how they go about developing products to overcome these challenges, and the fundamental philosophy behind what they do.
Sotaro Karasawa joined GREE, Inc. after graduating from the graduate school of Chuo University in 2010. In February 2011, he co-founded Crocos, Inc., taking on the role of CTO. In August 2012, Crocos Inc. was bought by Yahoo Japan Corporation. He was responsible for the further development of Crocos as part of the Yahoo Group, and the expansion of social platforms within Yahoo itself. In May 2015, he joined Mercari, where he took on the roles of CTO and VPoE before arriving in his current position as manager of the Corporate Solutions Engineering (CSE) Team.