Born in Asamai, Yokote city, Akita Prefecture, raised up in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture. Graduated from Hitotsubashi University, Commerce Department. Built career in American consulting corporation, American advertising agency, securities company and global banking group. In December 2013, launched Tokyo Sake-ten (Tokyo Sake shop), seeing a great potential in sake market in and out of Japan.
In February 2016, launched SAKE 2020 Project with great influencers for promoting sake.
From July 2017 to December2018, joined Myokoshuzo sake brewing company located in Joetsu city, Niigata Prefecture, as a senior management of business development.
WSET Level3 Award in Sake, Level2 Wines & Spirits Certified