Kentaro, a Japan native, grew up both in the outskirts of Tokyo and Seattle, WA. After high school in Japan in ‘94, he came to Chicago to study English. He obtained his B.A. in International Relations: East Asian Area Studies from the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
Immersed in various industries, he has experience as an English-Japanese translator at NPO Rotary International and Translation Project Manager at CME Group, financial exchange downtown, for five years respectively.
He loves everything about languages, cultures, and cuisines. When he is not project managing, he enjoys playing Ultimate Frisbee, photography, reading and watching movies.