Toru Ando
Analyst
Toru works on a wide range of sectors and industries, looking at the latest technology and healthcare trends in Japan.

What motivates you?

To meet passionate entrepreneurs and help them to overcome difficulties on the journey to achieve their vision.

What’s been the steepest learning curve on your career journey so far?

During my first project as a consultant, when I learned fundamental principles for good work from my project team colleagues, that has been a big help for me throughout my professional career.

Which tech trend are you most excited about at the moment and why?

The intersection of deep learning and IoT will be a big thing, backed by technology development, decreasing hardware costs, increasing volumes of data, and strong demand for increasing productivity.

If you could give a piece of advice to your 20-year-old self, what would it be?

Do your homework – focus on what you are facing and make careful preparation without negligence.