After completing graduate school at Waseda University in economics, Masaharu Kimura entered Ibaraki University and graduated from the Department of Science, School of Physics.
He started his career as a semiconductor engineer at Hitachi, where he developed custom logic devices. He acquired experience as a specialist in intellectual property at Renesas Technology as a patent engineer negotiating with overseas companies.
- BS, Physics, Ibaraki University
- BS, Economics, Waseda University
- Japanese (native)