Board of Directors

Ronald D. Fisher

Executive Chairman of SoftBank Group International

Ronald D. Fisher | Executive Chairman of SoftBank Group International

Ronald D. Fisher is the Executive Chairman of SoftBank Group International and Board member of SoftBank Group. Mr. Fisher is also Vice Chairman of the Board of Sprint Corporation. Mr. Fisher has over 30 years of experience of working with high growth and turnaround technology companies. Mr. Fisher joined SoftBank in 1995, overseeing its U.S. operations and other activities outside of Asia, and was the founder of SoftBank Capital. Prior to joining SoftBank, Mr. Fisher was the CEO of Phoenix Technologies Ltd., the leading developer and marketer of system software products for personal computers, from 1990 to 1995. Mr. Fisher joined Phoenix from Interactive Systems Corporation, a UNIX software company that was purchased by the Eastman Kodak Company in 1988. At Interactive Systems he served for five years as President, initially as COO and then CEO. Mr. Fisher’s experience prior to Interactive Systems includes senior executive positions at Visicorp, TRW, and ICL (USA). Mr. Fisher earned an MBA from Columbia University, New York, and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa. He previously served on the board of directors of E*Trade Financial Corp. and GSI Commerce.