Mr. Hatanaka is founder of several ventures, including Hybrid Partners and IP Soft Japan. Prior to establishing his ventures, he held senior leadership roles as CEO of Milky Cartoon Ltd, a well-known contents creation and production company, and Managing Director at PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Mr. Hatanaka's specialties include M&A, turnaround management, and corporate strategy in fields such as financial services, manufacturing, and energy. A renaissance man, he is deeply involved in a wide variety of activities from diverse fields, such as teaching French and acting in theater.
He earned his MBA at Harvard Business School and obtained his graduate degree at Waseda.