KeepTree Names Nobuyuki Idei, Former Chairman and CEO of Sony Corp, as Chairman of Advisory Board

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KeepTree’s growth continues to accelerate.

Mr. Idei is a renowned technology executive and admired visionary who will help propel KeepTree to the next level.

KeepTree, Inc. (, the creator of the new video messaging technology that allows users to record videos and deliver them at a future date and time, announced today that Nobuyuki Idei, founder and CEO of Quantum Leaps Corporation and former President and CEO of Sony, has been named Chairman of the KeepTree Advisory Board.

Jon Loew, Chief Executive Officer of KeepTree, commented on the addition of Mr. Idei as Chairman of the Board of Advisors: “We are grateful to have Mr. Idei lead our world class advisory board. Mr. Idei is a renowned technology executive and admired visionary who will help propel KeepTree to the next level. This is a thrilling moment for our company.”

For more than a decade, Mr. Idei was a member of the top management at Sony, as President and representative director from 1995 to 1999, President and CEO from 1999 to 2000, and Chairman and Group CEO from 2000 to 2005.

“I am pleased to be joining KeepTree at this exciting time in its development as the world’s best video messaging service,” said Nobuyuki Idei. “KeepTree has all the right ingredients for great success.”

Mr. Idei founded Quantum Leaps Corporation in September of 2006. Quantum Leaps is a management consultancy company Mr. Idei established to enhance Japan’s competitiveness in the 21st Century by supporting corporate transformation and nurturing technology-driven venture companies. Mr. Idei is also founder and President of Asia Innovators’ Initiative, a non-profit organization registered in Japan. Mr. Idei currently serves as director of Accenture Baidu Freebit Co., Ltd. and Lenovo Group, and as Professor of Overseas Education College, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

About KeepTree:

KeepTree ( is a web-based video messaging system designed to allow users to record, store, and share videos. The KeepTree service, which does not require a simultaneous Internet connection, lets users decide when videos are delivered to their recipients. KeepTree is the first service to allow future delivery of videos using its FutureSend™ technology, and provides users many personal capabilities, including enabling users to arrange to share memories and advice with loved ones even after they have passed away.

KeepTree also operates the “TroopTree” service (, which is available at no charge to active duty military personnel and their families. FutureSend™ and VideoVault™ features make an ideal communication platform for service men and women to stay in touch with family and friends during deployments. gives military families the peace of mind of knowing they can record and share legacy communications.


Brody Ehrlich, Director of Business Development, brody(at)keeptree(dot)com or (646) 205-3610 x808

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