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Personal / Professional Milestones

  • 1932~1949
  • 1950~1979
  • 1980~1999
  • 2000~2009

  • 2010
Year Personal / Professional Milestones
2000~
2000 Mita Industrial Co. Ltd. (copier manufacturer) is acquired; Kyocera Mita (now KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc. ) is established.
KDDI is established when DDI, KDD and IDO merge. Inamori becomes chairman emeritus of KDDI. Personal img
2001 Inamori becomes honorary adviser of KDDI.
2002 Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy is established.
2003 Inamori establishes Seiwa Social Welfare Association and Inamori Social Welfare Foundation. Personal img
2004 He receives title of “Envoy of Sino-Japanese Friendship” from China-Japan Friendship Association.
2005 Inamori Academy of Management and Technology (now Inamori Academy) is established at Kagoshima University.
Inamori retires from Kyocera Corporation's board of directors.
2007 The Inamori Foundation announces a donation to Kyoto University to create the Inamori Center as a hub for education and research activities that contribute to society through deeper international exchange.
The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence is established at Case Western Reserve University.
2009 Inamori receives “Entrepreneur for the World” Award at the World Entrepreneurship Forum (France). Personal img
1980~1999 2010
  • 2000~2009

2000~
2000

Mita Corp. (copier manufacturer) is acquired; Kyocera Mita (now KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc. ) is established.

PersonalKDDI is established when DDI, KDD and IDO merge. Inamori becomes chairman emeritus of KDDI.

2001
Inamori becomes honorary adviser of KDDI.
2002
Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy is established.
2003
Personal img Inamori establishes Seiwa Social Welfare Association and Inamori Social Welfare Foundation.
2004
He receives title of “Envoy of Sino-Japanese Friendship” from China-Japan Friendship Association.
2005

Inamori Academy of Management and Technology (now Inamori Academy) is established at Kagoshima University.

Retires from Kyocera Corporation's board of directors.
2007

The Inamori Foundation announces a donation to Kyoto University for the creation of the Inamori Center.

The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence is established at Case Western Reserve University.
2009
Personal img Inamori receives “Entrepreneur for the World” Award at the World Entrepreneurship Forum (France).
  • 1932~1949
  • 1950~1979
  • 1980~1999
  • 2000~2009
  • 2010