Joined Hitachi’s Center for Technology Innovation – Social Systems Engineering in 2019, and engaged in research and development on smart cities.
He joined Hitachi, Ltd. in 2005. Since then, he has been engaged in research on artificial intelligence, autonomous distributed systems, and policy Proposal AI. PhD (Science).
Director of the Energy Innovation Center of the Research and Development Group, Hitachi, Ltd.
In 1994, he completed his studies in the Graduate School of Engineering, Yokohama National University, and joined Hitachi, Ltd.. Posted to the Hitachi Research Institute, developed electric power system stabilization systems, and created electric power trading support systems. In 2008, he was sent overseas to Washington, DC. He participated in the establishment of research and development strategy for smart grids under green new deal policies. After his return to Japan, he resumed research and development. In 2013, he was appointed to his present position, in which he is responsible for the research themes: response to electricity deregulation, energy management, and electric power electronics application products.
In 1987, joined Hokuriku Electric Power Company. After a 1998 posting to the Institute of Energy Economics, he joined Hitachi, Ltd. in 2002. He works on the planning of business strategies for energy-related businesses. In 2014, he became Director of the Management Planning Department of the Strategy Planning Headquarters, then in 2016 Director of the Energy Solution Business Unit Strategic Planning Headquarters, and was appointed to his present position in 2018.