Isao Okawa

 

 

Age: 74

 

Summary: president and chief executive officer of Japan's Sega Corporation who used a large chunk of his personal fortune to launch the video-game console Dreamcast, which failed to compete with Sony's PlayStation.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart failure

 

Born: May 19, 1926

 

Died: March 16, 2001

 

Location: Tokyo, Japan