Japanese record producer, songwriter, and businessman who is best recognized for having been the founder and CEO of the music label Avex Group.
He started his career with Avex Entertainment Inc. in September of 2004 when he served as Director of Avex Planning and Development. In September of 2005, he became the President of Avex Digital Inc. He was later given the Chief Executive Officer position in April of 2010 and served as Chairman starting in June of 2018.
He is also known for running the weekly radio program Max Matsuura Work, Work, Play for Fun on the Nippon Broadcasting System.
He was born and raised in Yokohama, Japan and married model Aki Hatada in 2003.