Nobuyuki Idei

CEO, Sony
Nobuyuki Idei

Nobuyuki Idei is currently Founder and CEO of Quantum Leaps Corporation and is also Founder and Chairman of Asia Innovators’ Initiative.

From 1995, Nobuyuki was part of the senior management team at Sony Corporation for more than a decade, first as President and COO and then as Chairman and CEO. From 2007 to 2012, he served as Chairman of Sony’s Advisory Board.

Nobuyuki is a Director of FreeBit Co., Ltd., Lenovo Group and Monex Group, Inc., Stripe International Inc and Chairman of the National Conference on Fostering Beautiful Forests in Japan. Previously, he served as a Director of Accenture and Baidu until 2015, and USJ Co., Ltd., Counselor to the Bank of Japan, Chairman of Japan’s IT Strategy Council, and Vice Chairman of Nippon Keidanren.