Chairman, Neotony Co., Ltd.
Born in January 15, 1958, in Tokyo. Graduated Magna Cum Laude in
Economics from Harvard University in 1979, and graduated from Harvard
Business School in 1981. Joined Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York
in the Corporate Finance Department 1981-1990. Moved to Los Angeles
in 1990 as Head of Corporate Finance for the Western region. Promoted
to General Partner in 1992. Appointed Co-Head of the Investment
Banking Division in Japan 1993-95. Became Co-Head of the Equities
Division and Co-Branch Manager in Japan 1996-98. Returned as a member
of the Corporate Finance department in New York in 1999. Appointed
Chairman of the Board of Neoteny in July 2000.