Masayoshi Son

Founder at SoftBank Group Corp.

Masayoshi Son

Masayoshi Son

Founder at SoftBank Group Corp.

Overview
Career Highlights

SVF Holdco (UK) Ltd.
SoftBank Capital Partners LLC
SoftBank Holdings, Inc.

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Number of Boards

20

Birthday

08/11/1957 - Tosu, Japan

Age

62

Number of Awards

24

Estimated Net Worth

$21.2B

Interests

Philanthropy

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Director & President at SoftBank Holdings, Inc.

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Executive Chairman at Wework Cos., Inc.

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Global Co-Head-Emerging Markets at Deutsche Bank AG

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Co-Founder at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at SoftBank Corp.

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Chief Financial Officer & Director at SoftBank Corp.

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Chief Executive Officer at ARM, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer & Representative Director at SoftBank Corp.

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Co-Founder at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

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Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

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GungHo Online Entertainment America (GOEA) is a multiplatform publisher dedicated to delivering the best titles, content and support for the online gaming community. Established in 2012 and led by former Square Enix and XSEED Games executive Jun Iwasaki, GOEA is the US division of GungHo Online Entertainment, an established Japanese publisher. GOEA’s content partners include leading developers Game Arts, Acquire and Gravity, all of which are subsidiaries of GungHo Online Entertainment. GOEA publishes and distributes network-oriented games for console, handheld, mobile, tablet and MMO-style games for PC.

Education
BA in Economics
Class of 1980

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

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PROVIDING A CATHOLIC LIBERAL EDUCATION EMPOWERING OUR STUDENTS FOR LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE.

Memberships
Member
Career History
President
1986 - 2015

SOFTBANK Capital Partners focuses on investments in high growth technology-based businesses that stand to benefit from the rapid deployment and adoption of broadband and mobile technologies. The firm targets investments in 3 general sectors including content, applications and technology-based services. They invest across all stages of a company's lifecycle; however, most of their investments are made in companies at or near revenue with commercially available technologies. SOFTBANK Capital Partners seeks to invest in companies with experienced management teams. Their objective is to own a significant minority interest in each of their portfolio companies and hold one or more board seats.

Professional
Prior

MIC America LLC provides educational products. The firm organizes summer camps and educational trips for children. The company is headquartered in Warren, NJ.

President & Chief Executive Officer
2006 - 2015

Vodafone KK is engaged in providing mobile voice, data and wireless internet services. It also offers photo-messaging service using mobile handsets. UK-based Vodafone Group owns 98% of Vodafone KK. The company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
2018 - Current

SoftBank Corp. engages in the provision of mobile communication, broadband, ICT solutions and telecom services. It offers the following services: smartphone, mobile and tablet devices; network and VPN services; cloud services; voice call and landline telephone services; IBM Watson; Internet of Things; digital marketing; security services; datacenter; outsourcing; and conferencing and global services. It operates through the following businesses: Consumer, Corporate, Distribution and Other business. The Consumer business handles mobile communication and broadband services, The Corporate business includes mobile communication service, network VPN service, cloud service, fixed telephone service, digital marketing, and security services for corporate customers. The Distribution business manages the wholesale distribution of software. The Other business comprises of solutions and services for online business, planning and production of digital media and digital contents. The company was founded on December 9, 1986 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Chairman, Board of Directors
2018 - Current

Arm Ltd. is a British private company located in Cambridge that provides software design services. Simon Anthony Segars is the current CEO, occupying that position since 2018.

Representative Director
2016 - Current

Part of SoftBank Group Corp., SoftBank Group Japan KK is a company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, that functions as an investment holding company.

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Advisors
Advisor

Founder at Carmen Group, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Rank #34
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #32
2017
Hurun - Global Rich List
Rank #82
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
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