Dr. Joichi Ito is the Founder at Neoteny. He serves is a Co-Founder and serves as Board Director at Digital Garage. He serves as Chairman & Board Member at PureTech Health. He also serves as Member of Investment Advisory Committee at The Engine. He was a Board Member at Sync Project. He also serves as Board Member and Advisor at IperLane. He also serves as Chairman at PureTech Health. He served as Board Member & Advisor at Helium (Database Software). He also served as a Board Member at DG Incubation. He sits on the board of The Sony Corporation, The New York Times Company, Creative Commons, the MacArthur Foundation, the Knight Foundation and co-founder and board member of Digital Garage an Internet company in Japan. He is on board of a number of non-profit organizations including The Mozilla Foundation and WITNESS. He has created numerous Internet companies including PSINet Japan, Digital Garage and Infoseek Japan and was an early stage investor in Twitter, Six Apart, Wikia, Flickr, Last.fm, Kongregate, Fotonauts/Fotopedia, Kickstarter and other Internet companies. He is a Board Member of Neo Innovation and serves as a General Partner at Silicon Straits. He also serves as Board Member at John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. He served as Board Member at Frestyl.