Tatsuya Nakagawa is the co-founder and CEO of Castagra Products (high-adhesion roof coatings manufacturer) and the host of the Specified Growth Podcast. Castagra helps contractors and commercial property owners solve difficult roof coating (tar and gravel) challenges. One of it's products, Ecodur roof coating, is approved and used by the top companies in the world. Ecodur has also been voted top "Greenvention" by the entrepreneur reality show Dragon's Den.
Over the past 20 years, Tats has launched hundreds of products and services, co-authored Overcoming Inventoritis: The Silent Killer of Innovation (Forward by Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple), 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, written articles for Fast Company, Construction Today and Industry Week and been quoted on CBS News, Global TV, CBC and in The Globe and Mail and BC Business.
Castagra's Ecodur is one of, if not the leading green roof coatings company in the world, with its management having pioneered a VOC-free veggie-plastic protective coating formulation some 25 years ago, long before the mainstream clamor for coatings that do none harm to people and the environment
Hosted by Castagra’s CEO, Tats Nakagawa, this series focuses on the men and women in the roofing industry and their stories. You’ll hear from roofing professionals in all areas of the industry, from CEOs to Project Managers to Marketing Specialists, as they discuss what drew them to the industry, tips and tricks, current trends, and answer all your roofing questions!