Born in 1974. After graduating from Santa Monica College in the U.S., he joined AtMovie, Inc. in May 2004 and was appointed as a director in the same year. He established gumi Inc. in June 2007 as founder/CEO. He then resigned from the company in July 2021 and was appointed as CEO of Thirdverse, Co., Ltd. in August 2021.
Founded Yomuneco Inc., the predecessor to Thirdverse, Inc. He is also currently the Director of Tokyo XR Startups. Additionally, he is an associate professor at Digital Hollywood University Graduate School and authored "The Impact of VR Business" (NHK Publishing).
Co-founded Thirdverse, Inc in June 2020. He brings more than 15 years of experience in the industry, previously as a Game Producer for PlayStation at Sony Interactive Entertainment. Formerly at Google in 2018 as a Business Development Manager, where he drove business development and corporate sales. He was appointed COO at Thirdverse in June 2021.
Co-founded Thirdverse, Inc. He has been involved in the AR/VR industry since 2015, built AR/VR pipeline and launched the company’s VR incubation, acceleration and funding subsidiaries globally through establishing relationships with partners in 20 countries.
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