Graduate, School of Law, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan. Formerly: joined projects run by family, including hotel building and establishment of a nutrition management company for racehorses. In 1994, Founder, Paradise Web Company, a paid membership Internet portal for personal computer users. In 1998, established CYBIRD Co., Ltd. In 2006, President and Group Chief Executive Officer of CYBIRD Holdings Co., Ltd, following the merger of CYBIRD and Jimos. In April 2015, CYBIRD Holdings absorbed its subsidiary CYBIRD and changed its name to CYBIRD Co., Ltd, and Hori assumed the post of President. In August 2016 he established Oceans Inc.