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Canon Inc., Tokyo, Japan
After graduating from the Tamagawa University in 1984, Yoshifumi Ishikawa started his career at Canon Inc. (Tokyo, Japan) where he designed cameras. In 1998, he went to Canon USA to take on the post of senior business planner for online business. After his return to Japan, Yoshifumi became advanced user interface design manager and head of interface design. Since 2012, he has been heading Canon’s design center as senior general manager. In addition to traditional product design, one of his recent interests is the implementation of visionary, future-oriented concepts. (November 2013)