30 Notable IT Executive Moves: February 2012


Kazuo Hirai

After months of speculation, Kazuo Hirai was named Sony's new CEO and president in early February, and in several interviews and public appearances since then -- including a high-profile speaking slot at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona -- Hirai has offered some variation on a pledge to "rebuild Sony" following catastrophic 2011 losses and the stinging after-effects of a hack of its PlayStation Network.