Founded in Tokyo in 1946, Sony was the brainchild of two men – engineer Masaru Ibuka and physicist Akio Morita. The business is now a global manufacturer of audio, video, communications and information technology products for consumer and professional markets.
Sony’s vision is to create exciting new digital entertainment experiences for consumers by bringing together cutting-edge products with latest generation content and services.
With its music, pictures, game and online businesses, Sony is uniquely positioned to be one of the world’s leading consumer brands, currently employing nearly 170,000 people worldwide. Sony Europe, headquartered in Weybridge, is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation, Tokyo. Sony Europe handles manufacturing, R&D, design, sales and marketing of consumer and business products in Europe.