Great careers and landmarks can sometime happen through an inspiring journey.Masayoshi Son is the Founder and CEO of the telecommunications firm SoftBank. After establishing SoftBank, Son went on to work with top organizations like Yahoo (CEO, Yahoo Japan) and BB Technologies (Chairman of the Board). He currently heads Sprint Corporation Mobile and Telecom sector. According to Forbes 2014 survey, Masayoshi Son is the Richest Man in Japan.
Masyoshi Son was born in Tosu, Japan on August 11, 1957. Although belonging to Korean ethnicity, his family adopted Japanese culture and the surname Yasumoto. He graduated from University of California in Economics. Even as a child, Son showed great interest in computer chips. As he grew, Son was convinced that computers would soon revolutionize the commercial sector.