Joe Takai

joe_takaiJoe Takai is Venture Architect Principal at BCG Digital Ventures.

He is a self-described movie & tech superfreak, auto & industrial design geek, Industrial Light & Magic alum, maker advising early stage startups in the technology and creative sectors.

He has 25+ years of feature film production, product engineering & development leadership. He has led digital technologies division for Lucasfilm, Digital Domain, Warner Bros with key feature film projects for George Lucas, James Cameron, Stephen Spielberg.

Joe’s contributions to feature film, commercial & interactive design continue to revolutionize the industry.

Throughout his career, Joe has been responsible for the strategy and development of markets, production methodologies and key technologies for post-production facilities.

Joe’s feature film credits include:

  • Star Wars : Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace
  • Titanic
  • The Matrix Reloaded
  • The Matrix Revolutions
  • Noah
  • Jack the Giant Slayer
  • Oz: The Great and Powerful
  • The Twilight Saga : Breaking Dawn
  • Saving Private Ryan