Mr. Hiroshi Mikitani is the Founder and serves as Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer, Representative Director & Member of the Board of Directors at Rakuten. He also serves as President & Chairman at Vissel Kobe. He received an MBA degree from Harvard Business School. He has been the CEO since March 2004 and is also the Chairman and Representative Director of Rakuten Baseball. Since October 2011 he has also been the Chairman of Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. He also serves as a Chairman at Aspyrian Therapeutics and a Board Member at Genesis HealthCare (Biotechnology). He is also an Angel Investor. He serves as Board Member at Lyft.