Born in Sagamihara City, Kanagawa Prefecture, in 1973.
After graduating from the University of Tokyo (Faculty of Engineering) in 1996 and completing the Graduate School at the University of Tokyo (Faculty of Engineering) in 1998 he joined Goldman Sachs.
After that, he has worked as well at Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch Japan, where he felt the overwhelming potential of the sports industry.
In 2013, he joined Dome Corp. and became a director and managing executive officer. In January 2017, he became the coach of the American Football Club at the University of Tokyo, and since April 2018 has been a visiting professor at the University of Tsukuba.
Throughout his career he has implemented very innovate initiatives in the business world and he continues doing so as an expert in the sports industry, including serving as an advisor to the central government of Japan.