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  3. Takano Takayuki

Takano Takayuki

Takano is the CEO of Smartline Inc., a sales and consulting firm helping businesses that range from startups to multinational corporations, and a director for Xtone Inc. By the time he was 35 Takano had become the youngest (at the time) sales department head in IBM Japan history. Before founding Smartline, Takano worked a variety of positions at both IBM Japan at its American headquarters, including acting as a member of the board of directors.