President and Dean, Globis University; Managing Partner, Globis Capital Partners
Yoshito Hori is president and dean of Globis University, founding managing partner of Globis Capital Partners, and chairman and CEO of parent company GLOBIS Group. Ranked among the top three business schools in Japan by the Nikkei Industrial Newspaper, Globis also provides corporate education to more than 350 clients. Globis Capital Partners manages the Globis Incubation Fund, Apax Globis Japan Fund and Globis Fund III, with assets exceeding $400 million. Hori is the author of several books, including "Visionary Leaders Who Create and Innovate Society," "Six Dimensions of Life" and "Personal Mission Statement." He also writes the Views from an Entrepreneur blog on the GLOBIS website. Hori represents Japan on the board of the World Economic Forum's New Asian Leaders, and sits on the boards of the Japan Association of Corporate Executives and the Japan Private Equity Association. Prior to GLOBIS, he worked for Sumitomo Corp. Hori received a B.S. in engineering from Kyoto University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.