Japanese entrepreneur who co-founded the Sony Corporation. He and
After graduating from Waseda University and working for a time in a film processing laboratory, he fought in World War II as a member of the Imperial Japanese Navy.
He acquired the rights to Bell Laboratories' transistor technology; Sony became one of the first non-military organizations to make use of this technology.
Born in Nikko City, Japan, he died in Tokyo at the age of eighty-nine.
Ken Kutaragi served as CEO of the computer entertainment branch of Ibuka's Sony Corporation.