Working in Tokyo
Japan is our fastest-growing market in the world, and it’s only the beginning. Our growing 150 person Tokyo-based team is changing the way people and things move for millions across Japan, with headquarters on the 31st floor of Mori Tower in Roppongi with breathtaking city views, modern facilities, and uniquely Uber amenities.
On-the-ground at Uber Tokyo
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Out of this world! Uber Eats makes our first food delivery to space
We are proud to share that Uber Eats made our first ever food delivery to space. Expanding our global footprint beyond earth’s surface has been a longtime dream and we are thrilled to partake in a small piece of history. We teamed up with entrepreneur and delivery superfan, Yusaku Maezawa, to hand-deliver beloved ready-to-eat canned Japanese dishes to the astronauts at the International Space Station.
What makes us Uber
Movement, in all its forms, is fundamental to life, to freedom, to opportunity, and to the communities we serve. And we get to reimagine it: how do we make it more efficient, more affordable, more accessible, more magical? We get to build and look ahead, but we have to live in the real world and all its complexities and nuances. It’s a challenging task, but it’s what makes us different—and makes us Uber.
Uber Japan’s heads of mobility talk mission, growth, and the future
Shiro Yamanaka, General Manager of Mobility for Uber Japan, and Pradeep Parameswaran, Regional General Manager for Mobility across Asia Pacific, talk about what they’re focused on today and what it’s like to work at Uber Japan.
What it’s like to be an Uber general manager
The people involved in it all—from business strategy, to marketing, to legal, and everything in between—are Uber’s General Managers. Read more about our chat with Saskia de Jongh, our Regional General Manager for Uber Eats across all of Asia Pacific, about her role, how she prioritizes, and why you should join the team too.
Meet the team: Japan delivery and mobility
Japan is our fastest-growing market in the world, and it’s only the beginning as we rapidly expand our Mobility and Delivery services. Meet the team behind our expansion across the country.
Uber's president of Japan delivery on the pursuit of maximizing the happy cycle."
"Those who chase two rabbits get three rabbits."
Meet the team
President, Japan Delivery
"My career aspiration is maximizing the "Happy Cycle". I strongly believe that the Uber Delivery business is delivering happiness to all stakeholders involved."
Head of Growth, Japan Delivery
"The unique business challenge in Japan excites me every day. While trying to expand the category by driving behavior change, we also need to outsmart the competitors and maintain our stronghold as category leaders. No single day is dull!"
General Manager, Japan Mobility
"I joined Uber as I had a genuine interest in the transportation and mobility sector & believed in Uber's ability to have a positive impact on the lives of both customers and partners. What excites me is the way in which we are working together to transform and reinvigorate the industry with our fleet partners."
HR Business Partner
"Uber Japan is an amazingly diverse team of talented colleagues from many different parts of the world, from different walks of life. The cross-border collaborations I get to have on a daily basis with colleagues from our international teams energizes me, and I feel extremely motivated by our mission to impact people's way of life."
Account Executive, Japan Delivery
"I joined Uber because of the opportunity to transform the Japanese food industry, as well as creating more choices and lifestyle for the consumers."
Teams reimagining at Uber Tokyo
Working in Operations at Uber means meeting the exciting challenges and opportunities to manage, optimize, and grow our business across Japan. From Ride-hailing to Delivery, this team is on the front lines fueling our growth.
- Strategy and Planning
The Strategy and Planning team supports our Japan-based team through strategic guidance, thought leadership, and analytical excellence. S&P evaluates our business strategy and works to drive governance and accountability in partnership with our cross-functional stakeholders.
- Sales and Account Management
Our Sales and Account Management teams are committed to growing Uber by identifying new partners, managing existing relationships, and creating value for both our customers and Uber across Delivery and Uber for Business.
From Delivery to Ride-hailing, our Marketing team brings our brand to life with industry-leading campaigns based on human insights and universal truths. Across the industries we operate in, we seek to be the category and culture shaper and our Marketing team are the drivers making this vision a reality.
- Community Operations
This is the organization responsible for building our customer service network, developing a world-class support organization that scales effectively, is reliable and consistent, and provides unmatched service to our Uber community.
Uber is at the forefront of some of today's most complex and interesting legal issues. Legal teams in Japan support business development on matters ranging from contractual and consumer law to mobility legislation across Japan.
Uber operates in some of the region’s most iconic and complex urban centers. Our Policy teams partner with local and national policymakers and leaders to ensure cooperation between stakeholders.
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