MA in Political Philosophy, Tokyo University. Since 1975, with Toshiba: commercialization of world's first portable PC; Senior Vice-President, Toshiba Europe; President, Toshiba America Information Systems; 2005, President and Chief Executive Officer; 2006, oversaw the acquisition of Westinghouse Electric. Chairman: Japan Association of Defence Industry; Japan Tourism Association. 2011, Vice-Chairman, Japan Business Federation. Vice-President, Japan Business Federation.