Born in Saitama. After graduating from Meiji Gakuin University in 1992, he joined MISUMI (currently MISUMI Group Inc.) and engaged in developing new businesses in the new market development office. He proposed the entry into three business fields namely Medical, Food, and Office, and then he engaged in starting up Medical business. In 2002, he started M-OUT, Inc. which specialized in starting up new businesses and implemented the starting up and selling of multiple businesses. He established Minoru Moriya Office in 2010 to work as a specialist focusing on creating new businesses mainly for ventures of before/soon-after establishment. He typically invests a venture company and becomes a board member of it in order to take responsibility for the business himself. In 2018, he was appointed as External Director of CELM.