Bachelor of Science, Johns Hopkins University, 1957; postgraduate, Graduate School Business, Stanford University, 1980.
Managing editor, Grune & Stratton, Inc., New York City, 1958-1960; with, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1960-1968; editorial director international department, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1965-1968; vice-president, director international division, Harper & Row Publications, Inc., 1968-1980; president, chief Executive officer, Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., 1980-1983; vice president, McGraw-Hill International Book Company, 1983; vice president marketing, Macmillan Public Company, since 1983. Member of faculty Public Center, New York University, since 1980, Stanford University Public Institute, since 1980, Public Institute, U. Denver, since 1981.
Member International Publications Association (executive committee), Association American Publications (board directors 1981-1984, executive committee professional and scholarly publications division, International Service award 1979), Science, Technology and Medical Publications Association (chairman computer technical committee). Clubs: New York Caledonian Curling.
Married June Otani, December 5, 1965. Children: Hiroshi Michael, Miyoko Erika.