Dr. Joichi Ito is the Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Neoteny. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Senior Managing Executive Officer & CSO at Digital Garage. He serves as Chairman & Board Member at PureTech Health. He also serves as a Member of the 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, and the Knight Foundation and is co-founder and board member of Digital Garage an Internet company in Japan. He is on board 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, and Last.FM, Kongregate, Fotonauts/Fotopedia, Kickstarter, and other Internet companies. He also serves as Board Member at John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. He served as Board Member at Frestyl. He also served as an Advisor at Top Flight Technologies. He served as Board Member at Wearality. He serves as a Director at gmjp.