Editor-in-Chief, Huff Post Japan
Prior to joining Huff Post Japan, Takeshita worked as a news reporter for The Asahi Shimbun, the national leading newspaper in Japan. He covered economic policy and business news, and interviewed hundreds of people from government officials to entrepreneurs.
He was also the Visiting Fellow at the Stanford University Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) for 2014-15.
Huff Post Japan has started many public conversations and is the leading online-media in Japan.