Master of Arts, Helsinki University, 1979. Licentiate of Arts, Helsinki University, 1982. Doctor Social Sciences, Helsinki University, 1988.
Lecturer, Helsinki U., 1980-1982;
researcher, Science U. Tokyo, 1986-1987;
consultant, The Boston Cons. Group, Tokyo, 1988-1990;
consultant, The Boston Cons. Group, Stockholm, 1990-1992;
affiliated professor, European Institute Japanese Studies, Stockholm, 1992-1996;
professor quality management, Helsinki U. Technology, since 1994;
head department industrial management, Helsinki U. Technology, since 1996.
Program director College Ingenieurs, Paris, since 1992. Master of quality program director, Helsinki, since 1992. Consultant Finnair, Helsinki, since 1994.
Member International House of Japan, Japanese Society Quality, Association for Japanese Business Studies.
Married Tomoko Ogawa, August 2, 1985. Children: Leo, Dan, Kio.