Experiential Analytics
+ Data Management

We empower people with better information
to make their best decisions.

Research Projects


Subjective database systems to support experiential queries.


A happiness database of 100,000 happy moments.


A data integration and data preparation ecosystem.


An open-source Japanese NLP library with high-precision analysis


An Interactive explorer for review summarization


An opinion mining pipeline that uses less training data

Helping Users Make Everyday Decisions

Since 2016, Megagon Labs (formerly Recruit Institute of Technology) has conducted top-notch research and built technologies in Mountain View and Tokyo.  We are making impacts through the worldwide services and products of the Recruit Group by empowering people to make their best decision.  Our research focuses are in the broad areas of Artificial Intelligence, Data Management, and Natural Language Processing.


We’re always hiring for the following positions.
Click to learn more and apply!

Research Scientist

Participate in cutting edge research in Data Management and Integration, ML, NLP, Knowledge Representation, and Visualization.

Software Engineer

Develop solutions for the real world, working with algorithms, large-scale data processing and research problems on a daily basis.


We invite undergraduate and graduate students to apply for research and engineering internships year-round. 

Our Team

We are building a team of research scientists and engineers working on exciting projects
to make impact on our products and the world. Check out our teams!

Aaron Feng

Research Engineer

Wang-Chiew Tan

Head of Research

Keiichiro Maeda

Executive Manager

Xiaolan Wang

Research Scientist

Behzad Golshan

Senior Research Scientist

Jinfeng Li

Research Scientist

Kaoru Tanaka

Research Engineer

Yuliang Li

Research Scientist

Kumiko Roque

Accounting Manager

Hidekazu Tamaki

Product Manager

Makiko Shiino

Head of Operations

Ryo Yoneda

Research Engineer


Executive Assistant

Hongjie Shi

Research Engineer

Akiko Ito

Product Manager

Yuta Hayashibe

Research Scientist

Çağatay Demiralp

Senior Research Scientist

Sara Evensen

Software Engineer

Hiroshi Matsuda

Research Scientist

Anita Mishra

HR Manager

eser Kandogan

Head of Engineering

Mami Egawa

Group Manager

Hiroaki Tanie

Product Manager

Vivian Li

Partnership Manager

Sajjadur rahman

Research Scientist

Yoshi Suhara

Senior Research Scientist

Shin Kanouchi

Research Scientist

Yoshie Sugawara

Office Manager

Jonathan Engel

Software Engineer

Natalie Nuno

Software Engineer

Chen Chen

Research Scientist

Nikita Bhutani

Research Scientist

wataru hirota

Research Associate

estevam hruschka

Staff Research Scientist


Software Engineer

VARga istvan

Research Engineer

hiroaki kakizaki

Product Manager

risa kawamaru

Office Manager

james levine

Head of Product