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Portrait de Masayoshi Son
Birthday : 08/11/1957
Place of birth : Tosu - Japan
Public asset : 18,594,678,299 USD
Country of residence : Japan
Linked companies : Alibaba Group Holding Ltd - SoftBank Group Corp - SoftBank Corp - Sprint Corp - Yahoo Japan Corporation

Summary 
Mr. Masayoshi Son is a Chairman at Supercell Oy, a Chairman at SoftBank Corp., a Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at SoftBank Group Corp., a Founder at SB Investment Advisers (UK) Ltd., a President & Director at SoftBank Holdings, Inc. and a President & Representative Director at Wireless City Planning, Inc.

He is on the Board of Directors at Sprint Corp., Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., Yahoo Japan Corp., SoftBank Holdings, Inc. and Wireless City Planning, Inc.

Mr. Son was previously employed as a Chairman by SVF Holdco (UK) Ltd., a President, CEO & Representative Director by Softbank Telecom Corp., a President, CEO & Representative Director by SOFTBANK BB Corp., a President by SoftBank Capital Partners LLC, a Chairman by Brightstar Corp., a Principal by MIC America LLC, and a Member by Son Asset Management LLC.

He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley.


Citations
“They don't change that much. And that means their growth or adaptation to the new generation is getting somewhat lagged behind the new trend.”

“We believe that online investing is going to be one of the highest growth business segments of the next decade.”


Current positions of Masayoshi Son 
NameTitle Since
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd
(Internet Services)
Director 2000
SoftBank Group Corp
(Wireless Telecommunications Services)
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer 1981
SoftBank Corp
(Wireless Telecommunications Services)
Chairman 2006
Sprint Corp
(Wireless Telecommunications Services)
Director 2012
Yahoo Japan Corporation
(Internet Services)
Director 1996
Supercell Oy Chairman 2013
SoftBank Holdings, Inc. President & Director -
Wireless City Planning, Inc. President & Representative Director -
SoftBank Group Japan KK Representative Director 2016
SB Investment Advisers (UK) Ltd. Founder -


Holdings of Masayoshi Son 
NameEquities%Valuation
SoftBank Group Corp (9984)
Wireless Telecommunications Services
281,062,90825.5%18,594,135,462 USD
WDI Corporation36,0000.57%542,836 USD


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Masayoshi Son : Connections 
Forum Mondial de L'Economie
Breakthrough Prize In Life Sciences
Alisoft (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Yunfeng Investment Management Co. Ltd.
Softbank Group International
GSM Association
Florida International University
SoftBank Commerce & Services Corp.
SB US VI Ltd.
WeWork Cos., Inc.
Swirl Networks, Inc.
SoftBank Holdings, Inc.
Brightstar Global Group, Inc.
The Wall Street Journal CEO Council
The Bolivian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.


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