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Tatsuya Nakagawa

CEO of Castagra Products Inc./ Host of Roofer Reflections and Specified Podcast


Entrepreneur, Author, Podcaster

Tatsuya Nakagawa is the Co-Founder and CEO of Castagra Products, a sustainable roof coating manufacturing company (www.castagra.com). Castagra's Ecodur Roof Coating was voted top "Greenvention" by the reality show Dragons’ Den.

Over the past 20 years, Tats has launched hundreds of products and services, co-authored the book Overcoming Inventoritis: The Silent Killer of Innovation (forward by Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple), and spoken to a variety of industry groups including: Chartered Accounts of Canada, Canadian Bar Association, The American Chamber of Commerce, and The International Internet Marketing Association. He’s also written articles for Fast Company, Construction Today, and Industry Week, and has been quoted on CBS News, Global TV, CBC, The Globe and Mail, and BC Business.

Tats is the host of the popular C-Suite Network podcast, Specified Growth Podcast (www.tatstalks.com). The podcast features interviews with leaders who have overcome adversity, built massive organizations, and made a positive change in the building materials and coatings industry. He also hosts a LinkedIn Live series, Roofer Reflections, where he interviews roofing professionals about their experiences in the industry.

March 29, 2023

Trying Improvement on Purpose with Tatsuya “Tats” Nakagawa

Tatsuya “Tats” Nakagawa shares insights on his journey as an entrepreneur and inventor in the construction industry. His passion for helping others through podcasting, TikTok, and his book "Overcoming Inventoritis, the silent killer of innovation” pu...

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