Founder, Chairman and CEO
Yoshikazu Tanaka founded GREE in December 2004, and serves as the Company's Founder and Chief Executive Officer. Before founding GREE, Tanaka worked at Sony Communication Network (now So-net Corporation) and Rakuten, Inc. While at Rakuten, Inc., he started developing the social network GREE in his spare time. Tanaka earned a bachelor's degree in law from Nihon University in 1999. Tanaka was appointed Chairman in September 2014.