William Saito is a familiar name in the world of technology and is one of the most successful entrepreneurs as well in the field. He is currently heading the Japan InTecur Company as its President and CEO. The career of William Saito as a computer programmer as well as an entrepreneur started when he was just ten years old when he wrote commercial software programs for the company. Later on, when he joined college, he started I/O Software Inc that went on to become a highly profitable and successful software company that was then purchased by Microsoft. In the year 1998, William Saito was named as the Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst and Young as well as NASDAQ.
William Saito is also known for his expertise in the field of cybersecurity and was also an advisor to the Japanese government on the topic of technology and cyber-security. As one of the most successful tech entrepreneurs, William Saito was able to influence the culture of start-ups as well as promote the use of technology amongst the young adults and people in the industry. While in college, he also worked with many different Japanese companies who wanted him to translate software in Japanese. The people who are interested in knowing how he was able to achieve such success in a short period and the challenges he faced during his career can read the book he wrote and recently published, named An Unprogrammed Life: Adventures of an Incurable Entrepreneur.
In the book he has written, William Saito mentions his inspirations and how he developed an interest in the world of computers. William Saito found computers to be fascinating technology, and his ability to disassemble things and join it back together has helped him gain considerable success as a computer programmer. The rise of popularity of William Saito began when the company he started from his dorm room named I/O Software worked along with Sony to develop biometric software. Even though the fingerprinting technology was available at the time, no system would lock or unlock the computers and other appliances with the help of fingerprint. It is what William Saito worked on and made available later on. He then sold I/O Software to Microsoft.
William Saito is an inspiration to many young entrepreneurs in the field of technology. He believes that people who are looking to make it big in the area of technology should focus on innovation as it is the critical word in this field.