Microsoft Japan

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Microsoft Japan Co. Ltd
Native name
日本マイクロソフト
FoundedFebruary 20, 1986
FounderBill Gates
Headquarters
Shinagawa, Tokyo
,
Japan
Key people
Takuya Hirano,[1] President & CEO
Number of employees
1,793 (2006)[2]
ParentMicrosoft
Websitewww.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
FoundedNovember 16, 2005
FounderBill Gates
Headquarters
Chōfu, Tokyo
,
Japan
Key people
Shunichi Kajisa,[3] President and Representative Director
Number of employees
371 (2006)[4]
Websitewww.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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Takuya Hirano - Microsoft Japan President and CEO". Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  2. ^ "日本マイクロソフト株式会社 会社概要". Retrieved 3 July 2006.
  3. ^ "Shunichi Kajisa: Microsoft Japan". Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  4. ^ "マイクロソフト ディベロップメント株式会社 会社概要". Retrieved 3 July 2006.
  5. ^ "マイクロソフト日本法人、来年2月に本社を品川に移転". Retrieved 4 April 2012.

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