Akimitsu Sano

Akimitsu Sano
  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer
    Cookpad

Aki Sano is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Cookpad, the world's largest recipe site, which is used by more than half of all Japanese women in their 20s and 30s. Sano founded the company in 1997 and led it to its IPO in 2009. He believes he still has not accomplished even 1% of his vision to make the world a better place by making cooking a joyful part of daily life.