Mr. Morio was an M&A advisor at the Industrial Bank of Japan, Goldman Sachs from 1987 to 1994. After that, he worked for a major American manufacturer, where he was in charge of business development for the Asia-Pacific region. He is also an accomplished author in the field of finance. His books (published in Japanese) include MBA Valuation, Kaisha no nedan (The Price of a Company), and Practical Essence of Valuation. He has also supervised NHK television dramas and the movie Hagetaka (Vulture). Mr. Morio is a graduate of Harvard Law School's LLM Program and holds a master of laws.