William Saito is one of the most well known Japanese American pioneers. At the early age of just 10 years old, he landed his first apprenticeship in computer programming. While in college he started his own software company straight out of his bedroom. This company later became known as I/O Software. At the age of 34, he then sold his company to Microsoft. This article is to give you a little insight into William Saito’s view on Russia and their likelihood to become a technology leader.
William Saito has tried to piece together the pieces between other countries and Russia to get Russia to the top of technology. He has tried to discuss Russia’s future in technology with Google, Twitter, Cisco, and Apple leaders. He has also tried to help Russia begin to understand it’s spot in the tech world.
In town for Interpol World 2017, William Saito, special adviser to Japan’s cabinet, talks about the Japan-EU trade deal and the third arrow in Abenomics.
Russia’s government is beginning to understand that their wealth depends mostly on their oil and gas. In order for Russia to become successful on the technological side of things, they need to look beyond their horizons and find new ways to further their technology. They have recently started a project called Slovolko, which is slow-moving but seems to be going in the right direction. Google has recently signed on with them for this project.
William Saito’s main view of Russia and their technology is that thinking outside the box will bring you the most success in the future. Russia needs to find new ways to go about producing technology and include their oil and gas into these plans if possible. He has been trying to help out Russia by looking into problems they have had with technology developments in the past and coming up with answers to fix these problems. He is hoping to get Russia as advanced into technology as he has the United States and Japan.