May 2016 to June 2018
San Francisco Bay Area
The MarkeTech Group
October 2015 to May 2016
Sequencing Services - Marketing Consultant - Spring Internship
May 2015 to June 2015
Worldwide Customer Services and Support Marketing Intern
May 2014 to September 2014
Santa Clara, Ca
January 2007 to January 2013
August 2006 to January 2007
2005 to 2006
January 2005 to August 2005
What company does Wataru Yoshimura work for?
Wataru Yoshimura works for Illumina
What is Wataru Yoshimura's role at Illumina?
Wataru Yoshimura is Product Manager
What industry does Wataru Yoshimura work in?
Wataru Yoshimura works in the Biotechnology industry.
Product Manager @ Illumina Product manager in the Reproductive & Genetic Health business unit. From May 2016 to June 2018 (2 years 2 months) San Francisco Bay AreaHealthcare Consultant @ The MarkeTech Group - Managed multiple projects to meet deadlines in various phases of product lifecycle completion- Executed product roadmap studies to inform optimal product development decisions - Generated surveys which directed pricing strategies using proven quantitative methodologies (Conjoint)- Strategized new product introduction to maximize preference of client’s product portfolio while minimizing cannibalization- Identified greatest customer purchasing drivers to develop messaging strategy for client product portfolio- Conducted in-depth interviews with respondents spanning the corporate spectrum (e.g., end-users to administrative level directors)- Presented concise summaries of study progress/findings to senior management at Fortune 500 companies From October 2015 to May 2016 (8 months) Davis, CASequencing Services - Marketing Consultant - Spring Internship @ UC Davis - Recommended optimal marketing strategy for [email protected] sequencing facilities to provide greater value to UC Davis researchers- Conducted informational interviews of current/potential user base to understand customer perceptions surrounding sequencing services landscape at UC Davis- Generated rebranded logo and design template for marketing communications collateral- Created marketing plan to help drive the ongoing efforts of [email protected] sequencing facilities. (Marketing plan includes but not limited to: SWOT analysis, Competitive Intelligence, Customer Insights, Go-to-market strategy) From May 2015 to June 2015 (2 months) Davis, CaWorldwide Customer Services and Support Marketing Intern @ Agilent Technologies - Managed the product life cycle of a repository designed to support a salesforce which generated $76M in revenue for Q3 2014 using a modified phase-gate model- Conducted market research interviews to design an efficient centralized repository for sales content- Combined 80% of content from 10 repositories into a single centralized resource to improve process efficiency and operational excellence. - Collaborated with regional marketing and sales organizations to generate a resource which addressed the pain points and needs of a global workforce- Self-trained on Sharepoint functionality to obtain working knowledge of database management within 1 month From May 2014 to September 2014 (5 months) Santa Clara, CaApplications Specialist @ Affymetrix - Oversaw priorities on multiple concurrent product teams while still imparting support to external clients- Fielded technical questions including data analysis using GUI and command line programs, myriad different target preparations/assays, and troubleshooting through logical and innovative progressions- Trained internal employees and customers in all Affymetrix designed wet lab assays and data qc/analysis- Initiated telecommuting project for in-house support reps, thereby reducing turnover by ~2 years- Managed challenging client relationships and successfully navigated interactions with a variety of stakeholders- Led product demonstrations for the entire Affymetrix portfolio to audiences with varied levels of expertise From January 2007 to January 2013 (6 years 1 month) Marketing Associate @ Affymetrix - Designed layout for customer registration and online tools with an emphasis on logic templates in CRM software- Created customer satisfaction surveys; designed model to leverage accumulated data for use in report strategies- Collaborated on the creation and development of marketing collateral for marketing communications group From August 2006 to January 2007 (6 months) Research Associate @ MedImmune Vaccines Sequenced, analyzed and corrected retroviral DNA through ABI3730, Sequencher and VectorNTIAnalyzed corrected sequence against database in NCBI to determine activity of abnormal strains of InfluenzaAnalyzed resulting data against database information through NCBI From 2005 to 2006 (1 year) Research Associate @ Perlegen Leveraged high throughput processing to prep hundreds of samples each day using Biomek and Velocity11 Vprep instrumentation for use with Affymetrix platformPromoted to PCR lead within 3 months ; managed entire organization's PCR responsibilities From January 2005 to August 2005 (8 months)
Extraversion (E), Sensing (S), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
1 year(s), 5 month(s)
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