Thursday, June 25, 2009

Panasonic Names Eisuke Tsuyuzaki as CTO

Panasonic Corporation of North America named Eisuke Tsuyuzaki as its new Chief Technology Officer, replacing Dr. Paul Liao, who is leaving Panasonic to become President and CEO of CableLabs. Mr. Tsuyuzaki has served as Managing Director of Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory since 2005. In this capacity, he directed Panasonic's next-generation entertainment R&D activities in the U.S., especially in the Blu-ray Disc format and 3D Full HD TV areas, and deepened the company's relationships with the Hollywood studios and creative community. Before joining Panasonic, Mr. Tsuyuzaki held leadership positions in corporate development and technology functions at Sony Corporation and Sony Pictures Entertainment.