Rakuten Corporate profile

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Rakuten Corporate profile

  1. 1. Rakuten A global company with unique opportunities for engineers Hiro Yoshioka, DU Rakuten Inc.
  2. 2. Rakuten is hiring engineers. J
  3. 3. Rakuten is hiring engineers hackers. J http://global.rakuten.com/corp/careers/engineering/new/
  4. 4. We know hackers make the world a better place. J
  5. 5. Rakuten is hiring hackers. J http://global.rakuten.com/corp/careers/engineering/new/
  6. 6. What is Rakuten?
  7. 7. No.1 E-commerce company in Japan Called “Rakuten Ichiba” http://www.rakuten.co.jp/ Nearly 30 % Share of Japanese online retail market Over 40,000 Number of Rakuten Ichiba merchants: Over 1trillion Rakuten Ichiba and Book’s GMS surpassed *in October 2012 82 million Number of Rakuten Ichiba merchants:
  8. 8. Unique Business model Over 40 services 25 countries/ regions 4 trillion *Group consolidated
  9. 9. E-Commerce Credit Card Banking Securities Telecom Travel E-Money Digital Goods Portal & Content Database Loyalty Program Log-In Over 40 services 25 countries/ regions 4 trillion Unique Business model *Group consolidated
  10. 10. E-Commerce eBook Travel Other Services & Businesses Rakuten Institute of Technology   Development Center Head Office / Regional Headquarters  Over 40 services 25 countries/ regions 4 trillion Unique Business model *Group consolidated
  11. 11. 32 68 99 181 456 1,298 2,033 2,139 2,499 2,983 3,461 3,799 4,435 0 500 1,000 1,500 2,000 2,500 3,000 3,500 4,000 4,500 5,000 (Million USD) Over 40 services 25 countries/ regions 4 trillion X135 Unique Business model *Group consolidated
  12. 12. 17 years ago, Rakuten was born with a big dream 1991 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12
  13. 13. Empowering People and Societies through the Internet 1997 Founded 2000 IPO(JASDAQ)
  14. 14. Our EC business model is very unique! Rakuten Ichiba: Shop-centric EC sites in US: Product-centric 2002 Launched “Pay-as-you-go programme“, “Rakuten Super Points”service 2006 Announced our vision “Rakuten ecosystem” ,which connects online and offline services.
  15. 15. We are making merchants and users happy Support 2008 First E-Commerce Expansion Overseas 2011 Achieved over 1 trillion yen in gross transaction volume and 38,000 online shops
  16. 16. As result… 2012 Official Start of "English-nization" Over 10,000 employees
  17. 17. 2013 Brand Royalty 1.  Rakuten Ichiba 2.  Yahoo!Japan 3.  Google 4.  Amazon.co.jp 5.  ECnavi 6.  Kakaku.com 7.  Youtube 8.  Wikipedia 9.  Suntory 10.  KIRIN Beer Researched by Nikkei BP consulting Most supported Web site in Japan Web Brand Research 2013
  18. 18. 1.  Salesforce 2.  Alexion Pharmacy 3.  Vmware 4.  Regeneron Pharmaceuticals 5.  ARM Holdings 6.  Baidu 7.  Amazon 8.  Intuitive Surgical 9.  Rakuten 10.  Natura Cosmeticos Innovation Most Innovative Companies in the world ranked by Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies 2013
  19. 19. Working in Rakuten as an engineer Many fields Global Experience
  20. 20. E-commerce Online travel Portal site Auction Many fields Global Experience
  21. 21. E-banking Credit card e-money Securities Many fields Global Experience
  22. 22. WiFi IP Phone(app) Payment Coupon Many fields Global Experience
  23. 23. Web research Solar Panel Insurance Horse racing toto Many fields Global Experience
  24. 24. eBook Digital Contents Logistics Video streaming and so on Many fields Global Experience
  25. 25. No.1 baseball team Many fields Global Experience
  26. 26. “English-nization” Changed our all internal language into English Case Study of Harvard Business School Many fields Global Experience
  27. 27. China, 98 India, 49Korea, 26 US, 18 Vietnam, 12 Canada, 7 Australia, 6 Thai, 5 Norway, 5 Indonesia, 4 Sweden, 4 Malaysia, 4 UK, 3 Singapore, 2 Others, 46 NON-JP 25%JP 75% *As of end of July/2013 1,400 engineers Globalization Many fields Global Experience NON-JP 66% JP 34% FY14 new grads,79
  28. 28. Where Mid-career Engineers Came From Many fields Global Experience previous company Google Amazon Microsoft Yahoo Apple GREE NHN Japan Accenture Wipro HUAWEI Nokia
  29. 29. Rapid Expansion 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 *Invest Many fields Global Experience
  30. 30. Learning Opportunities Development camp at SF with foreign engineers Global experience program
  31. 31. Pics of study session Learning Opportunities Study Sessions (very often) Overseas Conference (1 time/year)
  32. 32. Learning Opportunities Hackathon
  33. 33. Engineers in Rakuten
  34. 34. Career Steps for Engineers Years Infra Eng App Eng 3 5~7 Project Mgr Product Mgr Top Eng Architect Infra Specialist Org Mgr
  35. 35. Various technologies in a wide range of services
  36. 36. We’d like to work with people who… -  are technology lovers -  have creativity, ambition and skills to change the world -  want to empower various lifestyles love your service, love your customers
  37. 37. Be a hacker. Make the world a better place. J

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