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electronics executive

Hisashi Yamada, South Korean electronics executive. Achievements include development of Digital Video Disc standard. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (chairman circuit system group Tokyo chapter 1999—2000), Institute Electronics, Information and Communications Engineers (board directors since 2002).

Background

Yamada, Hisashi was born on March 13, 1943 in Chunchon, Kogen Dong, South Korea. Son of Yamada Yoshio and Matsuno Yamada.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Tohoku University, 1966. Master of Science in Electrical and Communications Engineering, Tohoku University, 1968. Doctor of Science in Engineering, Stanford University, 1979.

Career

Technolgy executive Toshiba, Tokyo, 1994—1996, technical executive, fellow, since 1996. Technology coordination group chair Digital Video Disc Forum, Tokyo, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of Digital Video Disc standard.

Membership

Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (chairman circuit system group Tokyo chapter 1999—2000), Institute Electronics, Information and Communications Engineers (board directors since 2002).

Connections

Married Makiko Fujishima, February 9, 1951. Children: Takashi, Yamada Hisato, Yamada Hiroshi.

father:
Yamada Yoshio

mother:
Matsuno Yamada

spouse:
Makiko Fujishima

child:
Takashi Yamada

child:
Yamada Hisato Yamada

child:
Yamada Hiroshi Yamada