GSA Board of Directors
President & CEO
Akira Takata has been served as President and CEO of MegaChips Corporation (1st section of the TSE: 6875) since June 2011.
MegaChips was founded in 1990 as the first innovative fabless company in Japan dedicated to SoCs with the goal of integrating LSIs and application knowledge. Takata joined MegaChips as one of its startup members and acted as the key person to build the company's core business and the strong relationship with the strategic partners. MegaChips now provides total solution from design and development to manufacturing for MEMS Timing Device and State-of-the-art LSIs produced by full use of unique analog, digital and MEMS technology. He has been demonstrated a strong leadership to enhance corporate value through globalization and optimization of business portfolio.
Prior to joining MegaChips, he worked for Ricoh Company, Ltd Semiconductor Division as a designer and manager of EPROM, PLD and DSP.
Takata received a bachelors degree in electronics engineering from the Osaka University, Japan.