Joined an architectural design office in Kyoto in 1990. After co-founding SAKURA Internet Inc. in 1998, he worked as a representative for various internet companies. Founded NOMAD Inc. in 2011 with the slogan “Open×Share×Join” and supported startups by providing seed funding and managing co-working spaces. In 2013, he started ABBALab Inc., an investment business specializing in prototyping for IoT startups. That same year, he launched DMM.make 3D printing as a producer and founded DMM.make AKIBA in 2014. He became an evangelist in August 2015, and returned to SAKURA Internet as a fellow that same year.