Man who made music walk
 

Man who made music walk

Had Akio Morita, Sony's co-founder been alive today, to celebrate his 97th birthday on January 26, he would have scarcely recognised the company he helped build into a technological powerhouse. From a $100 billion plus worth company in 2000, soon after Morita passed away, Sony is today a pale shadow of itself, worth just $62 billion. Morita's worth however, transcends beyond his company's.
"It may sound curious, but I learned that an enemy of innovation can be your own sales organisation, if it has too much power, because very often these organisations discourage innovation."
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