Akiko Naka

Akiko Naka

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Akiko Naka is founder and chief executive officer of Wantedly, a social-networking service for professionals. Following its official launch in February 2012, Wantedly grew to 2.5mil users and 35,000 corporates, and has become the leading professional social-networking service in Japan. Prior to founding Wantedly, Ms Naka was a growth co-ordinator at Facebook Japan, where she contributed to marketing and product development for Facebook in Japan. Before joining Facebook, she worked at Goldman Sachs in equity sales. Ms Naka graduated from Kyoto University in 2008 with a BA in economics. 京都大学経済学部卒業後、ゴールドマン・サックス証券に入社。退職後、Facebook Japanに初期メンバーとして参画。その後、現ウォンテッドリーを設立しビジネスSNS『Wantedly』を開発。2012年2月にサービスを公式リリース。ウォンテッドリー設立後、人と人が繋がることにより、個人の可能性を最大限広げるサービス作りに取り組む。


Skills and qualities

イラスト

Akira Uchimura Moraga and 84 others recommends
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85

Entrepreneurship

Akira Uchimura Moraga and 54 others recommends
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55

Startup

Nicholas Ooi and 47 others recommends
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48

リーダータイプ

Akira Uchimura Moraga and 30 others recommends
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31

UXデザイン

Kaede Higashiyama and 28 others recommends
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29

面白い, モックアップ, ムードメーカー

 and 13 skills

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Publications

週末に読みたい名作3選

Apr/2020

組織づくりに活きる5冊

Apr/2020

遠くて近い

Apr/2020

人を使命でつないでいく

Jul/2019

人生100年時代、どう生きるか

May/2017

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Accomplishments

A talk at Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan

Delivering in an on-demand economy - Akiko Naka & David Rowan

Culture Book 2016

chot★better

Dec/2004 - Jan/2005