Mr. Hiroshi Mikitani is the Founder of Rakuten and serves as its Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer, Representative Director and Member of the Board of Directors. He serves as Board Member at AST & Science. He is also Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at Kosmos Investment Group. He also serves as a Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at Rakuten Medical. He also serves as President and Chairman at Vissel Kobe. He received an MBA degree from Harvard Business School. He has been the Chief Executive Officer 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.