He is currently an Associate Professor at Toyo University where he teaches and does research on science, technology, and innovation. He runs creative workshops, develops entrepreneurship education and he is responsible for Creatoyo, an innovative, intensive one-week training program.
Before lecturing at Toyo University, he was a research fellow at the Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy, and Innovation (MSI), University of Leuven, where he was conducting research on a project aimed at measuring “radical innovations”. From 2011 to 2013, he was a consultant, and then a Junior economist for the OECD with the Steering Group on the Governance of International Co-operation of Science, Technology, and Innovation for Global Challenges (STIG).
He was a fellow of the French-Japanese Doctoral School and he completed his Ph.D. in Economics at Strasbourg University, France, in 2011.