President, GLOBIS University; Managing Partner, GLOBIS Capital Partners; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
BSc in Engineering, Kyoto Univ.; MBA, Harvard Business School. Formerly, with Sumitomo Corporation. 1992, Founder, GLOBIS; 1996, Founder, GLOBIS Capital Partners. Founder, Japan Chapter, Entrepreneurs' Organization. 2005-08, Member, Harvard Business School Alumni Board. Former Member, New Asian Leaders Executive Cttee, World Economic Forum. Member of the Board, Japan Assoc. of Corporate Executives. Featured on the cover of Forbes as one the most successful entrepreneurs in Asia. Author of blog, Views from an Entrepreneur. Author of books including: Visionary Leaders who Create and Innovate Societies; Six Dimensions of Life; My Personal Mission Statement.