Mr. George Hara is Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at DEFTA Corp.
He founded the firm in 1984.
He is also Chairman at XVD Technology Holdings Ltd.
He has been active in venture capital and high technology global alliances since the early 1980s. Experienced in the operating needs of start-up companies, he is passionate about working with entrepreneurs who are creating new technologies. Mr. Hara has served as Director for over twenty companies and has been involved with the emergence of numerous industry pioneering firms including Actuate, Borland, Microcosm (Conexant), SCO, PictureTel (Polycom), Tradex (Ariba), and Zoran Corporation. Mr. Hara has gained international recognition as a leading edge venture capitalist and visionary in the field of information technology.
He co-founded Japan Incubation Capital, Japan’s first independent venture capital firm. Throughout his career, he has built a strong reputation for his ability to forecast technology trends including the PUC Platform.
Mr. Hara holds a Bachelor of Law degree from Keio University and a Master of Science degree from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Engineering.