Mahito Sakai is the Senior Vice President of Asia Business Development for Sony Music Entertainment Japan, Inc. and also Director for both Sozo Pte Ltd and Zepp Singapore Pte Ltd. Prior to his current position, he served as SVP of Business & General Affairs, Publishing Administration, and Corporate Planning at Sony Music Publishing (Japan) Inc. Mahito also comes from years of experience with Digital Marketing and Business Affairs as Senior Manager from the record label business at Sony Music. Before his career in music entertainment, Mahito handled Global IP, Corp strategy, M&A, Investment, and Legal as Senior Manager at Sony Corporation in Tokyo. Mahito is an alumnus of Columbia University in NY and Keio University in Tokyo. He is currently based in Singapore, enjoys golf and wine.