Bachelor of Science, Kyoto University, Japan, 1969.
Director and general manager KLA-Tencor Japan Ltd., Yokohama, Japan, 1996—2001. Vice president Numerical Technologies, Inc., Tokyo, 2001—2003. Director Nihon Synopsys K.K, 2003—2005.
Executive advisor to Chief Executive Officer, Luminescent Technologies, Inc., since 2006.
Member of SEMI Japan (associate. Tokyo, japan 1980—2002).
Married Keiko Murata, December 11, 1947. 1 child Yoshihisa.