Hiroaki Kakizaki is a product manager at Megagon Labs Japan. Before joining the Recruit group, he worked in the maritime industry as a researcher. He was in charge of structural analysis of large container ships and examination of the applicability of new technologies such as AI and drones to the maritime industry. In addition, he supported developing a reusable market for satellites with JAXA engineers. He is a Space Business Contest S-Booster 2019 Finalist sponsored by the Japanese Cabinet Office. He received the Sponsor Award (JAL Award).