Silicon Valley-style coding boot camp seeks to reboot Japan Inc

Silicon Valley-style coding boot camp seeks to reboot Japan Inc

City centre, Tokyo (Japan). Photo: Cory Schadt/Unsplash

Barely six months after inaugurating a tiny software-coding boot camp in a basement in Tokyo, Silicon Valley transplant Kani Munidasa stood before some of Japan‘s top business leaders in February with a warning: software was threatening their future.

A Sri Lankan native with a Japanese mother and wife, Munidasa was speaking at the invitation of Nobuyuki Idei, a former chief executive of Sony Corp.

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