Yoshito Hori
Yoshito Hori
Founder and President, GLOBIS Corporation & GLOBIS University
Founder and Managing Partner, GLOBIS Capital Partners

Mr. Hori is the president and founder of GLOBIS University, Japan’s No. 1 MBA. He is also the founder and managing partner of GLOBIS Capital Partners, one of Japan’s leading venture capital firms.

Committed to sparking positive change in society, he founded the G1 Summit, a Japanese version of the World Economic Forum; launched the KIBOW Foundation to support rebuilding after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami; and acquired once-bankrupted Ibaraki Robots, a basketball team in his hometown of Mito.

He is an avid swimmer and enjoys spending time with his family, especially his five sons.

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