(Last updated : 2023-05-29 15:45:20)
   Department   Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University College of International Management
   Position   Associate Professor
■ Education
1. 2010/06~2013/05 〔Doctorial Course〕 Management, Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University, Completed, PhD
2. 2008/09~2010/05 〔Master Course〕 Master of Business Administration (MBA), Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University, Completed, Master of Business Administration (MBA)
3. 1993/08~1994/05 Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University, Completed, Master of Science
4. 1988/04~1992/03 Department of International Legal Studies, Faculty of Laws, Sophia University, Graduated, Bachelor of Law
■ Academic and professional experience
1. 2019/04~2023/03 Hiroshima University Startup Initiatives Division, Dept of Industry-Academia Collaboration Associate Professor
2. 2022/06~ Outside Director
3. 2016/04~2019/03 Tokyo University of Science School of Management Associate Professor
4. 2013/04~2016/03 Kyushu University Molecular Systems Device Global Leader Education Center / QREC Associate Professor
■ Current specialized field
Business Administration (Key Word:entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship education, innovation, business creation, organizational development, experience sampling method) 
■ Books and theses
1. 2022/12/13 Book Harnessing makerspaces for technology entrepreneurship: a pragmatic prototyping approach Annals of Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy - 2023 pp.378-384 (Collaboration) 
2. 2020/09/15 Article The Effectiveness of an Entrepreneurship Education Program Primarily Composed of Guest Lectures by Entrepreneurs  pp.29-43 (Collaboration) 
3. 2020 Book Innovation makers : How campus makerspaces are empowering students to change the world  pp.1-192 (Single) 
4. 2020/07/29 Article Effectiveness of Entrepreneurship Education Program in a Large Class Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings  (Collaboration) 
5. 2019 Article Exploring the introduction and usage of the English term DMO in major Japanese newspapers  pp.41-50 (Collaboration) 
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■ Academic or professional association memberships
1. 2011/07~ Academy of Management (AOM)
2. 2016/12~ United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE)
3. 2016/01~ Japan Academic Society for Ventures and Entrepreneurs (JASVE)
4. 2022/11~ ∟ Director
5. 2018/01~ ∟ Entrepreneurship Education Promotion Committee Member
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■ Conference presentations
1. 2023/01/20 Reflections on the Rural Entrepreneurship Education Certificate Experience (USASBE 2023 Driven by Dreams Annual Conference)
2. 2022/08/07 Advances in Using Experience Sampling Methodology in Entrepreneurship Research (The 82nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management)
3. 2020/07/29 Effectiveness of Entrepreneurship Education Program in a Large Class (The 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management)
4. 2020/01/06 Developing Entrepreneurial Skills and Mindsets through Overseas Study Tours (USASBE 2020 Annual Conference)
5. 2018/02/06 The Increased Usage of the English Term “DMO” in a Japanese Context: An Analysis of Five Major National Newspapers (Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) Annual Conference)
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■ Research topic, funded research and KAKENHI
1. 2022/04~2025/03  Research on the impact of university ecosystem on the creation and growth of startups  (Key Word : )
2. 2020/04~2023/03  From Legacy to Entrepreneurship: Transformation through Succession and OD Practices  (Key Word : )
3. 2019/04~2022/03  Competitive advantage in tourism destination:Role transformation on DMO managers triggered by increase of visitors to Japan  (Key Word : )
4. 2019/04~2022/03  Entrepreneurship Education producing academic spinoffs- Development in Nordic countries and Attempt in Japan  (Key Word : )
5. 2019/04~2023/03  Study on construction of factchecking system as effective countermeasure against dis- & mis-information  (Key Word : )
■ Qualification and licenses
1. 2013/09 Lego(TM) Serious Play(TM) Certified Facilitator
■ JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number
■ External Researcher ID
orcID 0000-0002-6717-0317