SoftBank Corp./SoftBank Robotics Corp.
Born in Ina City, Nagano Prefecture in May 1964. Graduated from Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Hosei University. After working for some international IT vendors, he joined SoftBank Corp. in 200a. Currently, he is a cief evangelist of SoftBank Corp. and SoftBank Robotics Corp. , and has been traveling the country to give lectures. Through 300 lectures annually, he is trying to encourage business professionals to implement smart devices, cloud services, personal robot, Pepper, IBM cognitive computer system, and IBM Watson Practice. He is also a special lecturer at over 20 universities in Japan while working as an evangelist, including writing various books and appealing on multiple TV program appearances.