Microsoft Japan

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Microsoft Japan Co. Ltd
Native name
日本マイクロソフト
Founded February 20, 1986
Headquarters Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Yasuyuki Higuchi,[1] President & CEO
Number of employees
1,793 (2006)[2]
Parent Microsoft
Website www.microsoft.com/ja/jp/
Microsoft Development Co. Ltd
Native name
=マイクロソフト ディベロップメント
Founded November 16, 2005
Headquarters Chōfu, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Shunichi Kajisa,[3] President and Representative Director
Number of employees
371 (2006)[4]
Website www.microsoft.com/ja/jp/
Microsoft Japan's former head office in Odakyu Southern Tower.

Microsoft Japan, officially Microsoft Japan Company, Limited (日本マイクロソフト株式会社 Nihon Maikurosofuto Kabushiki Kaisha?), is a subsidiary of Microsoft based in Japan. Their headquarters are at Shinagawa[5] district of Tokyo.

Events[edit]

  • May 13, 2005 - Yoshihiro Maruyama presented the Xbox 360 to the public.

Sponsorship[edit]

From 2004 to 2009 the company sponsored the Microsoft Cup, a knockout rugby football tournament contested by the best Japanese teams from the Top League.

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