Joined Recruit Co., Ltd. (current Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd.) in 1983 after graduating from Hitotsubashi University with B.A. in Economics. He launched Works Institute (current Recruit Works Institute) in 1999 and became General Manager. In 2010, he was appointed as Advisor of the Cabinet Office of the Government of Japan. In 2011, he became Corporate Professional Officer of Recruit Co., Ltd. In 2012, he was appointed as a member of Japan Association of Human Resource Services Industry. He specializes in HRM, lavor policy and career theory.