Prior to joining the Aspirant Group, Mr. Hara had been spearheading efficiency engineering efforts to enhance corporate profitability at a prime Japanese vendor of BPO from 1999 and was engaged in solution proposals-based marketing to top-tier client companies in various industries at the CRM department in the Greater Tokyo Area. He was promoted to Executive Officer in charge of Hokkaido Branch in March 2010 and to Senior Executive Officer the following year supervising 18,000 employees working for CRM departments throughout Japan while reforming the company to a high profit generating entity. Mr. Hara started his career at a commercial bank where he was involved in corporate lending, asset management for high net worth individuals, and senior marketing positions at branch offices. Mr. Hara holds a B.A. in Law from Nihon University.