Born in Kanagawa. After graduating from National Defense Academy of Japan in 1984, he joined CASIO Computer Co., Ltd., and engaged in all aspects of human resource tasks including recruitment/training/system design as the head of human resource development office. He took part in the foundation of CELM in 1995. Subsequently, he served as the managing director of Goodwill Co., Ltd., the director of Skynet Asia Airways Co., Ltd., the founder (and then the director) of MEDIASEEK Inc., and then assumed the Director of CELM in 2015. He has been in charge of human resources and general affairs since 2016.