Yoshito Hori

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MBA, Harvard Business School
BS, Engineering, Kyoto University


Yoshito Hori is the founder and president of GLOBIS University, the No.1 business school in Japan. He is also a founding partner of GLOBIS Capital Partners, the No.1 venture capital firm in Japan, and president of the G1 Institute, a platform to create a better Japan. His other roles include founder of the KIBOW Foundation, a project to support the revitalization after the Great Tohoku Earthquake; owner of the Ibaraki Robots, a professional basketball team in his hometown of Mito; owner of the Ibaraki Broadcasting System, Ibaraki’s only prefecture-wide media company; and producer of LuckyFes, an annual music festival held in Mito.

He received his BS in engineering from Kyoto University and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

At GLOBIS University, he teaches Entrepreneurial Leadership and engages with students in other special events, such as the President’s Sessions.