Tako Hisada was born and raised in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. When he was 14, his family moved to Seattle, WA, USA. Tako returned to Japan after receiving Bachelor's degree in Informatics from the University of Washington.

Tako has worked in web-related engineering roles for various multi-national companies such as Yahoo! JAPAN, Citibank Japan, Thomson Reuters, Cisco Systems and most recently Google where he currently works.

See Tako's LinkedIn profile for more about his career.

After spending over a decade in the greater Tokyo area, Tako has recently relocated to the South Bay area of the San Francisco bay area where he enjoys cycling in the sunny Californian weather.