After graduation of The University of Tokyo, joined McKinsey&Company, Inc Japan. Then changed the job to co-found an independent 3-billion-yen incubation fund, which has invested in more than 40 start-ups.
In 2008, built a collective house at a place of birth, where people of variety live with community, and opened a café named KURUMED COFFEE at that 1st floor which has become one of the most popular café in Japan. In 2017, opened a new one, KURUMIDO KISSATEN, in the neighborhood, with a book shop inside, to deliver a book & café to a town.
At those stages, always launching new actions such as café philo, local currency called BUNJI, and independent publications to enrich informal public lives of the town.
Published “Yukkuri Isoge -festina lente-“ in 2015.