Tomotaka Hirabayashi is a Visiting Professor at the Center for Rule-making Strategies, Tama University. He is also a Partner at EY Strategy and Consulting Co., Ltd..

He has previously worked for a government financial institution and a global consulting firm.

He spearheads initiatives for solving various social issues, focusing on formulation of data-driven strategies.

In recent years, along with supporting policymaking for tourism, he has been playing a leading role in offering data utilization platform services in cooperation with local governments and tourism-related operators throughout Japan. Now he is recognized as one of the leading experts in ecosystem and platform businesses.

Committee Member of the Japan Tourism Agency (Promotion of tourism DX)
Committee Member of the Japan Tourism Agency (Functional enhancement for JNTO certified Foreign Tourist Information Centers)

・”Future of Tourism 2022-2031” Nikkei BP
・”Torism megatrend in 10 years” Travelvoice
・”How Metaverse could change in Tourism?” JTB Tourism Research & Consulting Co.
・” Meaning of regional revitalization through “sustainable tourism”” Environmental Business Online