Yasu Sakon

Executive Director, Strategic Planning and Business Operations docomo Healthcare, Inc.

Yasu SakonAfter working in enterprise mission-critical system support at IBM Japan, Yasu Sakon studied overseas and then worked in IBM’s R&D consulting division for pharmaceutical companies. He then joined and grew a couple of start-up companies—including photo- and movie-sharing SNS and medical data analysis services—before joining NTT Docomo. At docomo, he forged several alliances related to mobile healthcare. Assuming his current position in July 2014, Mr. Sakon has been involved in a broad range of company activities, including health data platform operation, mobile healthcare services and wearable device marketing/promotion control, and new business development.