For those of you who know me, you know my passion for meeting leaders from various fields who are passionate about their line of work. For those who don’t, it might be worthwhile for you to check out http://www.Kiruba.TV where I host the conversations I have with these leaders.
Today, I’m having a conversation with Mr.Seiji Hamanishi, the person who heads the Camera division of Canon India.
Mr. Seji Hamanishi is the Assistant Director, ICP division of Canon India Pvt. Ltd. He has come on board the management team of Canon India after a successful stint at Canon Inc and Canon USA.
With 24 years in the company, Mr. Seji Hamanishi has a rich experience across divisions and has worked with Canon Inc. for Laser beam printers, Inkjet printers and Imaging products. He has also been widely regarded for his contribution to Canon USA and Amsterdam in his previous assignments.Mr. Hamanishi is a photography enthusiast himself and is passionate about cameras.
Here are the questions that I have lined up for him. If you have any of your own, please leave them in the comment section below or mail them to me at Kiruba@Kiruba.com .
- What is Canon doing to promote photography amongst youngsters?
- With the cameras in mobile phones becoming better, do you see this cannibalizing into the point and shoot market?
- How has been the reception for Canon’s DSLR range in India?
- What is Canon’s upcoming range of cameras? Any path breaking technologies?
- In DSLR market, Canon vs Nikon war is legendary. There has been no interoperability of lenses though. Do you foresee this changing?
- With 24 years in Canon, how have you kept yourself challenged in the job?
- In your professional life, what has been some of your biggest achievements?
- Tell about your biggest failures as well. More importantly the key life lessons you have learnt.
- How do you manage good work life balance?
- Who are your mentors? What are the key attributes you have learnt from them?
- What are your hobbies?
The video recording of this interview will soon be posted on http://www.Kiruba.TV