In 1987, joined Intel Japan K.K. (now Intel K.K.). From 1989 to 1990, worked at Intel Corp. HQ in Santa Clara, CA, then returned to Japan and assumed Field Application Engineer's role until 1995, engaged in activities to exlore new customers in the PC segment. From 1995 to 1996, worked for VLSI Technology as Technical Marketing Manager responsible for digital consumer products. From 1997 to 2003, went back to Intel K.K. and assumed responsiblilities for Wireless Technology Center and later the detuty GM for the Field Application Engineering group. From 2003 to 2008, worked for Tensilica as Field Application Director. In November 2008, joined Arm K.K. After working as OEM sales rep, promoted to VP of Sales, then appointed as President in July 2013.