Takashi was born in 1975 in Kanagawa Pref. After graduating from Cornell University with a degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Takashi took a position in the Asian Region Investment Fund Division at UBS (previously known as Union Bank of Switzerland). From 2001-2008, Takashi worked for Credit Suisse, and in 2008, he became the Director of a NYSE-listed investment fund company and played a crucial role to set up an office in Japan. Thereafter, he was appointed as a Managing Director of an international investment advisory firm. In December of 2015, he established Alpha Labs Group K.K., an investment advisory & architecture/real estate service company.