Konosuke Matsushita was a Japanese industrialist, better known as the founder of Panasonic, the largest Japanese consumer electronics company. He was called the god of management by many Japanese. Moreover, his life was written into a book named Matsushita Leadership by American business management specialist John Kotter in 1998.
He worked for the Osaka Electric Light Company, an electrical utility company for several years. After introducing an invention of a new and improved light socket and receiving less enthusiasm from his boss, he left Osaka Electric Light Company to establish his own company in 1917.
In 1915, he got married to Mumeno Iue with one child named Sachiko Matsushita.