ZL Technologies Appoints Former CEO of SONY to Its Advisory Board
Jul 15, 2014
Nobuyuki Idei brings extensive experience to ZL from one of the world’s greatest brands
SAN JOSE, CA – July 15, 2014 ZL Technologies, Inc. (ZL), the leader in total information governance for the large enterprise, today announced expansion of its advisory board with the addition of Mr. Nobuyuki Idei, who is the former CEO of Sony Corporation, and founder and current CEO of Quantum Leaps Corporation, a Tokyo-based innovation consulting firm. The appointment leverages Mr. Idei’s extensive leadership experience in large multinational enterprises, and expands ZL’s panel of senior board advisors to develop superior vision and strategy.
From 1999 through 2005, Mr. Idei served as the CEO of Sony, guiding the company through the rapid emergence of the internet-driven consumer era and spearheading the introduction of groundbreaking products such as the PlayStation. He also served on the boards of Nestlé and General Motors, and is currently a board member of leading global multinationals, including Accenture, Lenovo, and Baidu. Mr. Idei brings with him a wealth of strategic knowledge and relationships that stem from his international education and management experience at large, technology-driven organizations. His capabilities fit well with ZL’s cutting-edge technology solutions which enable total information governance for large enterprises, while using Big Data analytics to extract strategic advantage.
Mr. Idei joins an advisory board at ZL represented by thought-leaders from diverse backgrounds and industries. “ZL Technologies’ visionary approach of enabling total information governance of corporate data to reduce risks and improve strategic performance is rapidly gaining traction among the world’s largest enterprises,” said Kon Leong, CEO of ZL Technologies. “We are excited to welcome Mr. Idei, who ranks among the top strategic advisors in the business world.”
About ZL Technologies, Inc.
ZL Technologies makes Unified Archive® software (“ZL UA®”) to enable large enterprises to manage all unstructured content such as e-mail and files, to satisfy corporate archiving needs for e-Discovery, records management, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, and storage management. It also enables the same unstructured content to become the organization's Corporate eMemory™ for competitive advantage, such as sharing knowledge, experts, and history across the enterprise. ZL UA's unique differentiator is its unified architecture, which consolidates all applications and billions of documents under one platform, thus eliminating today's fractured data silos which significantly raise operating costs and legal risks. Demonstrating a proven track record with Global 500 customers and strategic partnerships with major players such as Oracle, Unisys, and SunGard, ZL has emerged as the technology leader in harnessing unstructured "Big Data" for strategic advantage. For more information, please visit www.zlti.com.