The below information is as of October 31, 2004. It may differ from the current information.



Senior Fellow (until October 31, 2004)

Activities at RIETI


1980 Graduated from the University of Tokyo Law Department


1997 Assigned to Corporate Communications Division
1996 Assigned to Sports Marketing Division
1994 Temporarily transferred to the World Cup Japan 2002
Bidding Committee Secretariat as Assistant General Manager of Planning
1990 Assigned to Sports Division (put in charge of golf)
Toyota World Match Play, The British Open and others
Also headed Grand Sumo Tournaments (made arrangements in regard to rights of the Japan Sumo Association and effected an exhibition tournament in Hawaii)
1990 Assigned to ISL Division (put in charge of the World Cup in Italy)
1989 Produced Americas Ekiden (a long-distance relay race)
1987 - 1989 Produced Toyota Cup, Kirin Cup, Xerox Super Soccer, and others
1985 Put in charge of the ISL and the World Cup in Mexico
1984 Assigned to Sports & Culture Division (put in charge of soccer)
Headed the Kirin Cup, the game commemorating the retirement of soccer great Kamamoto, and others
1981 Assigned to Account Executive Division (put in charge of Toyota)
1980 Joined Dentsu Inc.

Selected Publications and Papers

Media Sports,Yomiuri Shimbun, 1997

Sports Marketing for Professional Use,Dentsu, 1994