Mr. Influential Himself: William Saito

As one Japans’s top 100 people, Mr. William Saito is more than equipped to answer the question of how has turmoil affected startups in today’s world. Mr. William Saito eloquently articulated that All companies we see today in Japan were made during times of turmoil and that there has never been a better time than now to do so. Mr. Saito noted that one of the chief differences between the Western world and the Eastern world is the perception of Failure. Being that Mr. William Saito started a company while still in high school and being named entrepreneur of the year in 1998 by Ernst and Young, he is more than qualified to lead on these answers and provide valuable insight into the world of startups today.

By noting that the West views failure as a stepping stone, it is apparent that those in the East not only abhors failure, but that strict measures are taken to prevent such failures from happening. Preparation and strategic insights mainly. More in-depth information about Mr. William Saito can be found in his autobiography “An Unprogrammed Life: Adventures of an Incurable Entrepreneur” was published by John Wiley and Sons in 2011. By the title alone, one can surmise that Mr. Saito is truly insatiable when it comes to Entrepreneurial pursuits. By viewing his life, this claim can easily be validated.

By sheer will and effort, Mr. William Saito has become the world’s leader in cybersecurity and has written many articles on such and has breathtaking research in the field of cybersecurity as well. It is to be noted that Mr.Saito started computer programming while in Elementary School. A very daunting task for a very young person. Mr. William Saito wanted to become the leading expert on matters relating to World Economic Matters. This aspiration led him to become a Board Member at the World Economic Forum as well as many National Governments around the Globe calling upon his keen insights for matters in their respective Countries. Truly a man of inspiration.

Since the advent of internet security and the need for a system that not only defines the threats but deter them as well, Mr. William Saito has become a pioneer in the field of Cybersecurity when others merely inform of a potential threat, Mr. Saito has examined such systems and advised on how to make them better. Truly a very influential Man today.