Yoshikazu Tanaka founded GREE in December 2004, and serves as the company's founder and chief executive officer.
Before founding GREE, he previously worked at So-net Entertainment Corporation and Rakuten, Inc. While at Rakuten, Inc., he started developing SNS GREE in his spare time. This project became GREE.
Tanaka earned a bachelor's degree in Law from Nihon University in 1999.
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