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Entrepreneur Karl Caldeira is cofounder and Managing Partner of TMC Japan, an IT recruiting and placement firm that provides top-quality talent to foreign technology companies in Japan. Karl Caldeira takes an analytical approach to his work, striving to manage an operation that matches highly qualified professionals with the top international IT companies in Japan. To date, TMC Japan has successfully placed more than 650 bilingual technology professionals.In the 10 years since the company’s founding, Karl Caldeira has led TMC to national prominence. TMC Japan earned a Most Trusted Partner Award from Microsoft Japan in 2012 and a Best Partner Award from Ericsson Japan in 2011.Karl Caldeira relocated with his family to Japan in 2002. Prior to that, he lived in the United Kingdom, where he served in the Royal Navy as an Engineering Technician on HMS Talent. In this position, he maintained crucial functions aboard the submarine, including the support of air and water purification systems and the devices supporting the ship’s nuclear reactor.After leaving the Royal Navy, Karl Caldeira spent several years working for information technology recruitment firms in the U.K. and in Japan. During these years, he mastered the skills that equipped him to launch TMC Japan with such success. In addition to engaging in rigorous and exhaustive research of the industries and companies with which he sought to partner, he focused on negotiating contracts, honing his recruitment policies, and building relationships with clients and candidates.Today, Karl Caldeira continues to enjoy life in Japan. In his spare time, he engages in fine-art and portraiture photography, bringing the same analytical precision to this hobby that he applies to his work.

Work experience

Sep 2003Present

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

TMC Japan



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