|Keio University, MS|
|Policy Management / Interactive Media|
Akio Sugihara is a Senior Executive Officer and Director of Rakuten. Mr. Sugihara is Head of the Global Human Resources Department of the Company. Mr. Sugihara joined Rakuten in 1997. Prior to Rakuten, Mr. Sugihara was the founder and CEO of RCA Co. Ltd from 1996 to 1997.