Toshihiro Konno

Director of the Board, Sony Music Entertainment (Japan)


Director of the Board, at Sony Music Entertainment (Japan), Inc. Joined in 1981. He developed "Chaku-Uta®" service in 2002 and "Chaku-Uta Full®" service in 2004. In 2008, he served as Representative Director and President of LABEL MOBILE INC (currently, RecoChoku Co., Ltd.) . After serving as President and Representative Director and President of booklista Co., Ltd., which develops e-book related business in 2010, he inaugurated as Director of SME in 2014.


Augmenting Creativity: AI x Music, AIxRoboticsxGastronomy


"Will AI augment human creativity ?" We will have a discussion on this theme by introducing Sony's challenges on Music and Gastronomy. In the "AI x MUSIC" session, you will hear how "FlowMachines" - an AI assisted music composing system will augmente creativity, both from musician and engineer/reseearcher's point of view. Through the "AI x GASTRONOMY" session, chef and engineer/researcher will discuss from their point of view how "AI x Robotics" will augmente creativity in gastronomy field. Join us for first-hand insight into how AI and Robotics will augmente human ability rather than replacing them, and delivers brand new values through examples.




1-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Shin-Marunouchi Building, Room 901


April 23, 2019 at 09:30AM - 11:30AM