President, Sony Network Entertainment International
John Kodera joined SNEI as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy in 2010. He was named President, Sony Network Entertainment International (SNEI) in April 2013.
In his current role, Mr. Kodera drives vision, strategy, and execution for network services, with the goal of offering consumers convenient access to premium digital music, videos, games, and more throughout a wide array of Sony and third party devices. His responsibilities include strategic planning and business development, operation of the company’s digital service businesses and infrastructure, alignment of Sony-wide network service activities, and delivery of network service to all relevant device platforms.
Prior to joining SNEI, Mr. Kodera held the position of Vice President, Business & Product Strategy, VAIO of America, with Sony Electronics (SEL) in US. He joined SEL in 1998 and held a variety of positions managing portable, mobile and network products, and overseeing functions including Business Planning & Strategy and Product Planning & Marketing. He joined Sony Corporation in 1992 and worked in Business Planning in Tokyo for six years before coming to the U.S.
Mr. Kodera received his B.A. from Gakushuin University in Tokyo.