Osamu Ohtake is founder and president of Semicon Research Ltd., which was established in June 1989 in Tokyo.Prior to starting the present business, he spent 10 years with Dempa PublicationInc. and 6 years with DataquestJapan Ltd. While he was with the Dempa Publication Inc., he worked as a journalist and Component GroupManager for Dempa Shimbun, a daily electronics industry newspaper published in Japan. Major area he coveredwere semiconductor and electronic tubes. He also author reports on the Japanese VLSI project and on thesemiconductor materials and equipmentmarkets.
In 1983, Ohtake joined Dataquest Japan Ltd. as Research Manager of Japanese Semiconductor Industry Serviceand developed the company's information services in the semiconductor field. He was later promoted to Directorof Japanese Semiconductor Group. Ohtake, born in June 13, 1950, is a graduate of Tokyo Electrical University,where he specialized in Communication.
He is the author of "Semiconductor Trading Company", which was published in August 1990 by the Nihon KeizaiShimbun (the Japan Economic Journal).