Sony was founded after world war II in 1946 in Tokyo under the name Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering corp. By Masura Ibuka and Akio Morita
In 1950s, the company changed the name to Sony Corp. Since the initials TTK were already taken,
In 1960, Sony launched its U.S. branch. Eight years later, Sony opened a branch in the United Kingdom. The company continued to grow in the 1970s, when it expanded into Spain and France in 1973. German operations were started in 1986.
Throughout the years, Sony has given us the products and entertainment to satisfy us.
Sony is one of the world's most widely known electronics companies. Founded in Japan, the company has grown from humble roots to a multinational giant. From the tape player to the Walkman to OLED TV, Sony's tradition of innovation has made it a profitable company for more than 60 years. Kazuo Hirai, who joined the company in 1984 and worked his way up through its media and consumer electronics divisions, became its president and CEO in 2012.