WORLD HEADQUARTERS

TOKYO, JAPAN

Situated in the heart of Tokyo’s illustrious Roppongi business and entertainment district, Works Applications global headquarters serves as a meeting place for collaborators from India, Singapore, Shanghai, the United States and Japan to build software products for the future of productivity.

Meet the Founders

Works Applications has always been about people. Ever since its founding in 1996, our three original founders have continued a legacy of this philosophy. As they lead new generations of employees into a modern era, they continue to instill a sense of community that has remained unchanged for more than two decades.

Masayuki Makino

Founder &
Chief Executive Officer

In addition to leading Works Applications with his extensive background as a large enterprise system engineer at IBM Japan, Mr. Makino currently serves as the chairman of the Committee on Connected Industries, organized by Japan’s national Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI). Mr. Makino also served as a member of Japan’s national Cabinet Office’s Council for Educating Talent for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in 2016.

Takashi Abe

Founder &
Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Abe spearheads Works Applications’ global expansion by leveraging his expertise as a specialized business consultant at Advanced System Technology (joint venture of IBM Japan and Mitsubishi Corporation). Mr. Abe’s relentless efforts and leadership to ensure the highest customer satisfaction possible has resulted in an unprecedented 97.7% customer satisfaction rate.

Yoshiro Ishikawa

Founder &
Chief Technology Officer

CTO since 2001. Mr. Ishikawa orchestrates Works Applications’ consulting division, which is vitally responsible for reviewing clients’ requirements and applying them to our applications, applying his rich experience as both a software engineer himself and the vice president of a globally renowned software development company.

Our Values & Mission

WE TAKE PRIDE IN OUR PRODUCT AND POSESS A GENUINE DESIRE TO HELP PEOPLE REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL

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