Junzo Sano

  • Beachhead Advisor, Japan

Junzo Sano worked close to 40 years at Sony Corporation, and spent more than 15 years mainly in Europe, including France, Italy and Netherlands, where he was managing sales, marketing, negotiation with suppliers and distributors to raise profile Japanese brand in a foreign country.

His latest career at Sony was representative director & president at Sony Broadcasting Media Corporation, as well as Head of Broadcasting Media Promotion Division at Sony Corporation. After Sony, he worked several years at Oki Data Corporation as a board member & executive assistant to the president.

Mr Sano graduated from Sophia University in 1970 with French Studies.

Advisory areas

Business development, business strategy, change management and culture, sales and marketing, setting up subsidiaries in Japan, start-up environment in Japan, mentoring young entrepreneur, strategic planning and supply chain and procurement optimisation.

Sector experience

Electronics, Entertainment.

Geographies

Junzo has specific experience working in Japan.