Akemi Watanabe

Vice President Life & Leisure, Amazon Japan, G.K.
As Vice President of Amazon Japan Life & Leisure, Akemi Watanabe is engaged in Life & Leisure businesses such as Toys & Hobby, Automotive, Sports, DIY, Tools & Garden, Industrial & Scientific and Interiors & Kitchenware .
Prior to joining Amazon in July 2013, Ms. Watanabe held such positions as COO, Vice President at IBM Japan to oversee business in server, storage in Japan and the United States for over 20 years and CEO at Lenovo Japan.
She graduated from Kyushu University with a degree in Science.