Nobuya Sato

Nobuya is an Experience Designer and Design Strategist with over 20 years of extensive experience for designing the user experience of the interactive products & services.

Currently he is a Product Strategy Director at AKQA. In 2012, he founded Secret Lab, Inc., an user experience and design strategy firm specialized in Android, he tries to improve the quality of Android UI/UX. Previously he was a Vice President of User Experience & Japanese Operations at Seesmic, a social media management company based in San Francisco.

Before joining Seesmic, he was responsible for Mobile Design strategy at Sony Design, engaged and led the New Mobile UX platform strategy and Tablet strategy for group-wide Android based networked products and services. He was a core member of Sony’s Android initiatives WG since the beginning. Prior to Sony, he was the head of Information Architecture and led User Experience team at several global interactive agencies like Razorfsh, Sapient, and iXL.

Photo by Masayuki Iida.