Shigeru Mukoyama was born in Fujisawa City, Kanagawa, Japan. He graduated from Tokyo University, the faculty of engineering. His career started
at Abu Dhabi Oil Company, as a petroleum engineer, and then moved to Suntory Co., Ltd.(currently Suntory Holdings Co., Ltd.), where he worked in corporate strategy, marketing strategy and product
development mainly in the international spirits business sector.
After working as Chief Representative of Moscow Office of Suntory Holdings Co., he became independent and established epicJapan Corporation in
January, 2016. The business areas that he covers are corporate strategy, brand strategy and overseas development. He mainly consults small- to mid-size Japanese manufacturers, with the
intention to introduce their outstanding products and technologies to the world.