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Our next meeting will be the networking event with BIJ(Business in Japan).

This event will be in Tokyo

87th BIJ&JAIT Collaborate event 共同開催 イベント
Tech in Japan: Hiring Good People, Resourcing Offshore & Getting a Tech Job in Japan

Event Overview:

Join us for an engaging evening focused on the dynamic tech landscape in Japan. This event will feature a panel discussion with industry experts and a networking session designed to connect professionals, startups, and job seekers.


  • 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM: Registration and Welcome Drinks
  • 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM: Panel Discussion
  • Topic: Hiring Good People, Resourcing Offshore & Getting a Tech Job in Japan

    – Axel Algoet – Partner @ Recuriter Room KK/Founder @ Innohyve
    – Simon J. Cropper – Director of HR & Talent Management @ Domo. Inc
    – Matt Ainsworth – Sales and Account Manager @ Tekkon / Event Management & Support @ BIJ

  • 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM: Networking Session


Who Should Attend:

– Tech professionals interested in opportunities in Japan
– Startups and companies looking for offshore resourcing solutions
– HR and recruitment specialists in the tech industry
– Anyone interested in the tech job market in Japan

Key Takeaways

– Insights into hiring practices in Japan’s tech industry
– Strategies for successful offshore resourcing
– Tips on landing a tech job in Japan
– Networking opportunities with industry professionals

We look forward to seeing you there!


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Time : PM6:00 31/05/2024 (Friday)
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm (Pizza will be there from 7 pm-ish, so arrive around then so as not to miss out!)
VENUE: Spaces Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
1 Chome-4-11 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo
FOOD & DRINK: all inclusive of some of the best Pizza in Tokyo and varieties of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks!
PRICE: JPY2,000 /per person

About BIJ(Business in Japan)

Business In Japan grew from and supports a LinkedIn group of the same name that was founded in February 2008. Currently, we are approaching 84,000 ‘BIJ’ members, 35% of them Japan-based. If you have an interest in Japan and business you’re in the right place. This website aims to provide increasing value to people like yourself and we welcome your ideas as well as your involvement.

If you’re not yet a member of Business In Japan on LinkedIn you can join here:
Business In Japan on LinkedIn

Contact:HP / Linkedin

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About organizers

Jason Ball – Founder of Busines in Japan / Global Incident Management & Communications at LivePerson

Jason Ball is an IT consultant and project manager with over 18 years of experience working with companies in Japan.

As the founder of, a 15 year old online community with 80,000 members. Jason has helped countless people with professional opportunities in Japan through his networking and connections.

Renowned for his talent in making meaningful connections, through a partner network helps provide business consulting services and assists others interested in working in the Japanese market.

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Axel Algoet – Partner @ Recuriter Room KK/Founder @ Innohyve

As Founder & CEO of InnoHyve, I bring extensive experience in robotics and AI startup recruitment in Tokyo.

At InnoHyve, we’re not just filling positions; we’re cultivating a tech community that thrives on innovation and human connections.

Leveraging AI, we streamline recruitment to focus on what truly matters—empowering talent and startups to grow together in Tokyo’s dynamic tech ecosystem.

Join us in shaping a future where technology and human potential unite to create extraordinary opportunities.
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Simon J. Cropper – Director of HR & Talent Management @ Domo. Inc

Experienced HR Leader | Driving Impactful Strategies for People and Brands

🔸 Director of HR & Talent Management at Domo, specializing in Japan and APAC
🔸 Expertise in Recruitment, Talent Reviews & Development, Leadership Coaching, and Building the overall Employee Brand
🔸 Credentials in NLP, Business Coaching, Sports Nutrition, and Nutritional Therapy

Passionate about enhancing employee well-being, performance, and retention. Committed to helping organizations reach their potential as top talent employee brand. Let’s connect and collaborate for a brighter future! 🌟

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Matt Ainsworth – Sales and Account Manager @ Tekkon / Event Management & Support @ BIJ

Helping Startups and Scale-ups Augment Their Teams with Cost-Effective, Agile and Talented Remote Developers | Mentoring and Community Building for 🇦🇺 x 🇯🇵 Startups | Punthusiast | 日本語でも👌

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Tohru Midorikawa

Tohru has built own company for system development support, after 4 fields experienced(realestate,web development,translation service and system development).
he is in charge of sales and he makes good relationshp between clients and his business partners, such as Sazae.

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Linkedin / HP

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