Published on January 6th, 2012 | by Rob Kwong


LVLUP! Kaz Hirai

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Announced today by Nikkei, Sony’s current president, CEO and chairman Sir Howard Stringer will apparently be relinquishing his title as president to Kaz Hirai come April. If you don’t know who Kaz Hirai is, just keep reading below for a mini biography on him.

Born on December 22, 1960 in Tokyo, Japan, the son of a wealthy banker, Kaz Hirai traveled the world. Graduating with a Bachelors in Liberal Arts from International Christian University in 1984, and finding a job with CBS/Sony Inc. in Japan where he worked hard over the years to become the head of Sony Computer Entertainment Japan’s international business affairs office in New York. In 1995, Hirai transferred over to to Sony’s Computer and Video Game division. Since being a part of the division, Hirai watched over the growth of the Playstation franchise to what it is today.

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Rob Kwong

[Managing Editor] Managing editor for LVLONE News, Here to bring you information on all your PC hardware, conventions, anime, and gaming needs. Love playing first person shooters, whether it be the new Call of Duty, Valorant, or Overwatch. From time to time you'll catch me playing some Team Fight Tactics or some indie games to take a breather from all the FPS games.

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