Ken is an experienced journalist and an online media developer. As an editor-at-large based in Mumbai, he writes and edits stories on business, economy and politics across Asia. For the preceding three years, he was based in Bangkok with the same capacity. Prior to that, he was the founding Publisher of the Nikkei Asian Review (NAR) from its launch in November 2013 till April 2015. Before the NAR launch he led the project to develop websites and apps for the Japanese Nikkei newspaper’s Online Edition.
Since joining Nikkei in 1988, Ken as a staff journalist has covered various fields such as the Tokyo capital markets, financial sector, TMT (technology, media & telecom) sector. He was the Silicon Valley bureau chief during 2003-2005.
He studied political science at the Penn State University Graduate School, the French language and the political science at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.