|1957||Born in Ehime Prefecture in Japan|
|1982||Completed a masters degree in Kobe University Graduate School.|
|1982||Joined Hakuhodo Inc.|
After working on a number of corporate advertisements, transferred to the computer industry and appointed as a managing director of software house.
|1988.||11||Acquired Japanese localization right and sales rights for Aldus PageMaker.|
|1992.||3||Established Aldus KK as a joint venture (JV) with Aldus, USA
Introduce PageMaker to Japan and launch DTP market in Japan.
Appointed President and CEO. (* Aldus: Merged with Adobe Systems in 1994)
|1993||Established Business Software Alliance Japan, which was established mainly by American software companies.|
Appointed as the first chairman.
|1994.||5||Resigned as representative due to merger with Aldus and Adobe Systems.|
|11||Joined Macromedia Corporation HQ, appointed as Vice President. Established Macromedia KK and appointed as President and CEO.|
Make multimedia production tool Director the industry standard.
|1995.||12||Announced Shockwave technology, the standard for sound and animation on the Internet, created new technologies such as Macromedia Flash and Shockwave.|
Made global standardization of all web publishing products under the web production environment, and proposed web solutions for the IT era.
|2000.||9||Established Shockwave.com KK as a joint venture of hockwave.com, Inc (US Macromedia subsidiary), TransCosmos Co., Ltd., Fuji Bank (Mizuho Bank) and other companies. |
Appointed as a board member.
|11||Appointed as an advisory board member of Mie Cyberwave Project. |
Appointed as Board of Director of Mie Prefecture third sector company Cyberwave Japan. (-October 2004)
|2001.||2||Resigned president of Macromedia KK and appointed a special advisor of Macromedia KK.|
|2||Established T & T Co., Ltd., a new service company that integrates consulting and venture capital, appointed as a president and CEO of the company.|
|4||Appointed as an outside director of CIS Corporation. (JASDAQ4758) (until December 2003)|
|9||Established Belex Co., Ltd.|
Appointed as Board of Director. (-December 2005)
|2002.||2||Established Digital Communication Engineering Co., Ltd. with Dentsu Group, Ibex and Rim's Co., Ltd. |
Appointed as Board of Director. (-August 2004)
|8||Appointed as a chairman of the board.（～2009.12)|
|2003||Appointed as Board of Director of the Japan Cuban Cigar Education Association. (current position)|
|2005||Appointed as Board of Director of Japan Vegetable & Meister Association. (-March 2010)|
|2006||4||Joined Open Table, Inc. |
Appointed as an executive member.
|2006||6||Established Open Table KK. |
Appointed as CEO. (-June 2013)
Appointed as CEO of Science Works Co., Ltd.
Chairman of the Board since December 2013
|2006||Appointed as an outside expert of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation CS / Quality Improvement Committee. (-2008)|
|2008||General incorporated association Sports for Life Japan established.|
Appointed as a representative director. (current position)
|2013.||10||Appointed as an advisor to Hikari Tsushin Inc.|
|11||Appointed as a Chairman of The Corporate Games Tokyo Executive Committee (current position)|
|2014.||6||Appointed as an outside director of Koei Tecmo Holdings Co., Ltd. (listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange) (current position)|
|9||Held the Corporate Games Tokyo 2014 for the first time in Japan.|
|2015.||5||Appointed as Outside Director of Zetton Co., Ltd. (listed on the Nagoya Stock Exchange Centrex) (current position)|
|11||Appointed as Outside Director of Pit Design Co., Ltd. (current position)|
|11||Appointed as Outside Director of Ikemu Japan Co., Ltd. (current position)|
|11||Held The Corporate Games Tokyo 2015 Asia Pacific.|
|2016.||5||Appointed as Outside Director of EPARK Gourmet Co., Ltd. (current position)|
|11||Held the Corporate Games Tokyo 2016 Asia Pacific.|
|2017.||1||Appointed as Outside Director of LIVNEX Co., Ltd. (current position)|
|3||Appointed as Outside Director of EPARK Relax & Esthetic Co., Ltd. (current position)|
|11||Held the Corporate Games Tokyo 2017 Asia Pacific.|
|2018||11||Held the Corporate Games Tokyo 2018 Asia Pacific.|
|2019||11||Held the Corporate Games Tokyo 2019 Asia Pacific.|
|2019||7||Participated in Geek Guild, and became a director in 2020.|
|Other Positions:||Social Welfare Corporation Prop Station Trustee|
(Social Welfare Corporation established for the purpose to make a disabled person a taxpayer) (current position)