William Saito was one of the dedicated expert workers at the Global Commission on the Stability of Cybersecurity Space (GCSCS) before he opted to pursue personal interests. The GCSCS commission thanked him for the great work that he had done while working with them. William Saito’s expertise and experience in the tech industry led to him being named as one of the 100 influential people in Japan by Nikkei.
Saito began software programming while still in elementary school where he also started his first company. In 1998, Ernst & Young named Saito as the entrepreneur of the year. By that time he was recognized worldwide as the king of the crypto world. He moved to Tokyo in 2005 after selling his business to Microsoft. As a result of his vast experience and expertise in cybersecurity and software, Willian Saito advises governments around the world.
Currently, Willian Saito runs his firm Intecur in Tokyo. One of his greatest beliefs is that a failure is not a negative in life, rather a stepping stone to success. According to William Saito, entrepreneurs who are not willing to take risks are unlikely to succeed in their endeavors.
What does your typical day look like?
I always engage with people trying to determine the root cause of their problems and thereby come up with a long-lasting solution