Ryuto Kobayashi joined Bain Capital in 2008. Prior to joining Bain Capital， Mr. Kobayashi worked at Accenture in Tokyo as a project manager in the strategy group on a number of strategic and operational issues for clients in consumer products， retail， pharmaceuticals， automobile， railway， and utilities. Prior to joining Accenture， he worked in the living essentials division at Mitsubishi Corporation.
Mr. Kobayashi received an MBA from Harvard Business School. He received a BA from Keio University.