IT & Digital Media

The IT & Digital Media team is comprised of specialists focused in supporting all needs of both IT organizations and technology companies, including startups and established enterprises. We have decades of collective experience in this space, with consultants having a diverse background in Silicon Valley, New York, and Tokyo at large global technology companies such as Google, and VC-backed startups.

Apex provides strategic recruiting support, market entry consulting (including HR/incorporation), investment, and office space for overseas businesses entering the Japanese market.

Curtis Jordan - Director

Curtis is the Director of the IT & Digital Media and Science & Technology teams. Curtis has been recruiting in this area since 2005 and has become a trusted partner to his network of professionals and clients. He works on both contingency and retained level positions and has succeeded in helping numerous companies build their operations in Japan. Curtis's search methodology is focused finding the right match for both the clients and the professionals he works with. Curtis is originally is from the United States where he previously worked in healthcare service sales and IT solution sales.


Christopher Snipes - Senior Associate

Christopher is a Senior Associate on the IT team at Apex. He specializes in software engineering and also covers other positions in the IT industry such as Data Science, Enterprise Sales, and Digital Marketing. Christopher has connected a number of candidates to a variety of positions from large global companies to startups. His industry knowledge in the ever-changing industry of IT is sought after by candidates to stay ahead in their careers. Christopher was working with Electronics and IT in the U.S. Navy which brought him to Japan. He received a BS in International Business from Temple University Japan and has been in Japan over the past 6 years.


Saki Miyagawa - Senior Associate

Saki is a Senior Associate in the IT and Digital Media team at Apex, and works in a wide range of positions across the IT industry and IT-related positions in the healthcare industry including but not limited to; engineers, data scientists, business development, and other positions.   Saki graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor in Criminal Justice. She can communicate in both Japanese and English.


Joe Weber - Senior Associate

Joe is a Senior Associate on the IT team at Apex. He specializes in the enterprise software space, working extensively with Cloud-Computing, Infrastructure, Big Data, and AI. He works closely with professionals in Sales, Pre-Sales, & Marketing, as well as Software Engineering. Joe grew up in the windy city of Chicago and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at DePaul University, after which he worked as a Systems Engineer in the financial & education sector. His attention to detail, technical knowledge, and excellent communication skills allow him to quickly understand the needs of his clients and the provide valuable career consultation to his candidates.