Founded in 1946 in Tokyo, Japan, Sony is one of the top companies in the world. Sony is a predominate company in America for electronics and gaming products. A strong second influence in America is Sony’s expansive recording artist interests that include One Direction, Michael Jackson’s music library, and the rights to the music of The Beatles. A third major American impact Sony has is the movie production and distribution branch of their company. The most profitable branch of the company is Sony Financials. Popular charity programs by Sony include Eye See, You Can, the Sony Foundation, and the Street Football Stadium Project.