Joined Sony Corporation in 1960. After devoting himself to establishing overseas operations in Switzerland and France, he took on leading positions of the audio and video businesses before being appointed a board director in 1989. During his tenure as top management at Sony, as president from 1995 to 2000 and as chairman and Group CEO from 2000 to 2005, he created new IT and networked businesses, such as the VAIO computer, mobile products with Ericsson, Internet service businesses leveraging Sony’s entertainment contents, and others, to transform Sony into a unique networked “AVIT” company.
Professor of the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies and is Science Advisor to the Cabinet of Japan. He is also Member of President Council of the University of Tokyo; Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo; Senior Scientist of the Earth Institute, Columbia University; Governor of Japan Chapter of American College of Physicians; and Chairman of Health Policy Institute, Japan.
|Company||Quantum Leaps Corporation|
|Founder & CEO||Nobuyuki Idei|
|Auditor||Ryosuke Koike (OKUNO & PARTNERS)|
|Address Access||Parkside Six, 502, 9-5-12 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 107-0052|