Professional Information

Profession

Interpreter

Source Language

English, Japanese

Target Language

English, Japanese

Specialties

Public Sector, IT and Telecommunications, Electronics,  Financial, Investor Relations, Art, Advertising, Media, Entertainment, Energy, Retail, Consumer Products, Technical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Travel, Hospitality

Background

A top-caliber Japanese/English simultaneous interpreter based in Tokyo, with a wealth of experience in business operations and in facilitating international communication for Fortune 500 companies. I have interpreted for some of the world’s top leaders, such as Bill Gates, James Dimon (President, JP Morgan Chase), Larry Ellison (Founder, Oracle), Mahathir Mohamad (Prime Minister, Malaysia), Rahn Emanuel (Mayor, Chicago), Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Martin Scorsese (Film Director). A former personal interpreter of Tadashi Yanai (Founder, UNIQLO). Native-born Japanese, a graduate of Lawrenceville School and Rhode Island School of Design (BFA). Over 20 years of living in the United States. I am also an award-winning documentary cinematographer with works showcased in MOMA, Sundance Film festival and New York Film festival.