President and CEO
University of Oxford MBA (Master of Business Administration)
University of California at Santa Barbara
Graduated from the Faculty of Business Economics and Political Science
In his previous position, he was involved in opening a Tokyo office and launching operations in the Japanese market for the U.S.-based private-equity investment advisory firm Hamilton Lane.
At Hamilton Lane, he was involved in a wide range of business activities, including investments advising for major Japanese institutional investors, focusing mainly on investments in European and North American private equity funds, and in soliciting institutional investors for private equity funds managed by the company. After his departure, he was asked by Hamilton Lane to serve as outside consultant. In June 2011, he started the event e-commerce site machicon JAPAN. In December of the same year, he established LINKBAL Inc.