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Primary Role
Founder @
Born:
February 14, 1970
Gender:
Male
Location:
Tokyo
Website:
/person/nobuya-sato
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Person Details

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Nobuya Sato is the Founder of Secret Lab Inc. since March 2011, an experienced designer and a mobile platform strategist with over 17+ years of extensive experience for designing the user experience of the interactive media.

Based in Tokyo, currently Nobuya is also a Director of Product Strategy at AKQA.

Nobuya was a Vice President of User Experience & Japanese Operations at Seesmic, a San Francisco based social media management company, and a founder of the Secret lab, an user experience and design consultancy.

Before joining Seesmic, Nobuya was a Producer at Creative Strategy Office of Sony Creative Center, engaged and led the New Mobile User Experience platform strategy and Slate User Experience Design Initiative for the networked products and services. He was a core member of Sony's Android initiatives since the beginning.

Prior to Sony, Nobuya was the Head of Information Architecture and led User Experience team at several global interactive agencies like Razorfsh, Sapient, and iXL.

Nobuya is an active speaker and author on Information Architecture and User Experience in Japan, specialized in Experience Design, Design Strategy, Enterprise IA, Global Web Strategy, and Android UI framework.

Nobuya holds a Bachelor's degree in Product Design from Kobe Design University.

Jobs (12)

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Founder

Mar 1, 2011 - Current   (over 5 years)
Past
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Company
2014
Unknown
Director - Product Startegy
2012
2014
Director - Group User Experience
Mar 1, 2011
Dec, 2011
VP - User Experience & Operations - Japan
Jul 1, 2008
Mar 15, 2011
Producer
Sep 1, 2002
May 30, 2008
Manager, User Experience
Feb, 2001
Sep, 2002
Lead Information Architect
2001
Feb 1, 2001
Creative Lead
Jun 1, 2000
2001
IA Director
Mar, 2000
Jun, 2000
Art Director
Dec, 1994
Dec, 1998
CG Director
Apr, 1993
Dec, 1994
Industrial Designer

Education (1)

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News (1)

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DateNews
Mar 1, 2011SlideShare - SlideShare

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