Masaaki is an artist, entrepreneur, author, and speaker. He has been included in the Thinking Heads “Top 100 Speakers in Spain” and IE Business School "IE Knowledge." He is a business advisor at Erretres Strategic Design Company (No.3 branding agency in the world), a researcher at Keio University Graduate School of Media Design, and a global committee member of the Asian Art Association. As an artist, he has made the biggest calligraphy artwork in Europe (1926sq meters) and had over 45 exhibitions. Masaaki used to be a professional MMA fighter and investment strategist at Daiwa Capital Markets in Japan as well. He has authored 4 books on creativity and supervised 1 book on innovation and art.