Atsuo Takada is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) with over six years of experience in the anti-financial crime space. Starting his career at Nomura Research Institute Ltd. (NRI), Takada has a 25-year career with NRI and developed what is now called a high-frequency trading system followed by supply chain planning businesses. Takada currently works as chief strategist of the Global Financial Solutions Business Department of NRI, where he leads an epoch-making anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) service called “GPLEX,” which consists of an artificial intelligence-enabled AML/CTF system and business process outsourcing services in collaboration with bank experts. Takada is renowned for his expertise in leveraging advanced technologies in the AML/CTF space, such as natural language processing and network analysis.
Takada holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in quantum engineering from The University of Tokyo. In addition, Takada earned his Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University. Furthermore, Takada earned his Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) and Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) designations, as well as project manager, IT strategist and systems auditor certifications from the Information-technology Promotion Agency (IPA), Japan. His academic and professional background have allowed Takada to achieve his long-term goal to “co-create a safe and secure society.”