Joined Mizuho Securities in 2004. From 2004 – 2008, specialized in a full range of IPO businesses at IPO Dept., and involved in a number of deals as key project member. Transferred to Capital Markets Group in 2008. Seconded to Mizuho International (London), and involved in various financing deals including FO by Mizuho Financial Group, IPO by The Dai-ichi Life Insurance. Returned to Tokyo in 2011, led the expansion of IPO services in Mizuho Financial Group while being involved in equity financing deals. Assigned to the current positon as Telecom Media and Technology Coverage in April 2017.