GLOBIS President's Seminar in Tokyo
"Global Leadership-How GLOBIS develops Global Leaders"

Hori-san speech

In just 21 years, Yoshito Hori has turned GLOBIS from an idea into an impressive reality, with over 7000 students enrolled every year making it the largest and fastest-growing business management school in Japan.

Now, on the path to making GLOBIS the top school in Asia, President Hori hopes to develop visionary leaders equipped to take on the challenges of tomorrow, in a truly global context.

Our President's Seminar on Wednesday, July 31, will be a unique opportunity to hear President Hori's perspectives on how to become a “visionary leader,” as well as how management education can help you achieve your career goals and find your personal mission.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to hear first-hand experiences and insights from one of Japan's most prominent entrepreneurs and a regular representative of Japan in the global business world!

Part 1: Speech by President Yoshito Hori
Part 2: Q&A Session with President Yoshito Hori

Event Overview
・Date and Time: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
・Time: 19:00 - 21:00
・Capacity: 40 persons
・Registration Fee: free of charge
・Language: English
GLOBIS Tokyo Campus
Phone: 03-5275-3850
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Please RSVP for the event below:

GLOBIS Students

Yoshito Hori
President, GLOBIS University
Managing Partner, GLOBIS Capital Partners

Yoshito Hori is founder and president of Japan’s largest business school and one of the country’s most prominent entrepreneurs and philanthropists.

Through his prime startup venture GLOBIS, Hori has provided business education to over 70,000 people, invested billions of yen in over 100 ventures and disseminated management expertise to over 1.3 million people through the GLOBIS MBA book series.

Hori is a leading driver of change in the Japanese and international community. He is a regular speaker at such forums as the World Economic Forum and World Knowledge Forum, has acted as Japan's representative on the board of the World Economic Forum’s New Asian Leaders and sits on the board of Keizai Doyukai (the Japan Association of Corporate Executives). He founded the Japan Chapter of the Young Entrepreneurs' Organization (YEO) in 1995 and became the first board member of YEO Int’l in charge of the Asia Pacific region in 1996. He also served on the Harvard Business School Alumni Board from 2005-2008.

Following the March 2011 tsunami in northeast Japan, Hori set up KIBOW Foundation, which continues to provide a platform for recovery to the devastated areas (

An avid swimmer, Hori also enjoys snowboarding, traveling and the Japanese game of Go. Above all, he enjoys spending time with his wife and five sons.

President Hori’s Blog: Views from an Entrepreneur
Twitter: YoshiHoriGLOBIS (in English)

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