Masayoshi Son

Founder at SoftBank Group Corp.

Masayoshi Son

Masayoshi Son

Founder at SoftBank Group Corp.

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

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08/11/1957 - Tosu, SA, Japan



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Corporate Officer, Vice Chairman at SoftBank Group Corp.

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Executive Chairman at Wework Cos., Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at SoftBank Corp.

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Representative Director & Chairman at SoftBank Corp.

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President & Co-Chief Executive Officer at Z Holdings Corp.

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Global Co-Head-Emerging Markets at Deutsche Bank AG

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Chief Executive Officer at ARM, Inc.

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Senior Managing Partner at Softbank Investment Advisers (US), Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer & Representative Director at SoftBank Corp.

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Director at SoftBank Corp.

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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.

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.



Career History
2007 - 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.

1981 - Current

SoftBank Group Corp. operates as a holding company which engages in the management of its group companies. It operates through the following segments: SoftBank Vision Fund, SoftBank, Arm, Brightstar, and others. The SoftBank Vision Fund segment engages in the investment business. The SoftBank segment provides mobile communication, broadband, and telecom services in Japan. The Arm segment designs microprocessors and develops software technologies. The Brightstar segment engages in the distribution of mobile devices overseas. The Other segment includes Smartphone payments business, Alternative investment business, Fund business in Latin America and operation of the baseball team. The company was founded by Masayoshi Son on September 3, 1981 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Owner & Founder

Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS Corp., a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp., is a Japanese company located in Fukuoka. The firm operates professional baseball team.

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Prior - 2014

Brightstar Corp. provides wireless distribution and supply-chain services. The firm specializes in accessories, supply chain solutions, handset protection & insurance programs, reverse product solutions, buyback & trade-in solutions and financial solutions. The company was founded by Raul Marcelo Claure in 1997 and is headquartered in Miami, FL.

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Founder at Carmen Group, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Rank #36
Hurun - Global Rich List
Rank #34
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #32
Hurun - Global Rich List
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