Hiro Takizawa is responsible for the Competitive Landscaping Tool and research in the areas of teardown, memory, displays, mobile handsets, and EMS/ODM.
Prior to joining the company, Hiro was a researcher for the Center for Community and Economic Development in Mississippi (U.S.). Takizawa worked on research design and implementation, as well as strategic planning for the City of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He also completed economic base analysis, labor analysis, and demographic surveys for several counties in the United States. In Tokyo, Hiro has previous experience as a researcher for consumer products and major theme attractions.
Hiro earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography from Hosei University in Japan and also in Community Planning and Area Development, at University of Southern Mississippi. He also earned a Master of Science degree in Economic Development from the University of Southern Mississippi.