Board Member of Scrum Inc, Japan(Tokyo)
Founder & CTO of Change Vision, Inc., an ISV of Astah (Tokyo)
CEO of ESM, Inc. (Fukui)
Founder of Agile Japan
, based in Japan.
Recent articles includes "Kanban Applied to Software Development: from Agile to Lean".
Co-translated several Agile books into Japanese including: "Lean Software Development," "XP Installed", "Agile Project Management."
2008 Gordon Pask Award recipient for contributions to Agile practice.