Director and President, SoftBank Holdings
Ron Fisher is Director and President of SoftBank Holdings, Vice Chairman of the Board of Sprint Corporation and a member of the Board of Directors of SoftBank Corporation. Ron joined SoftBank in 1995, overseeing its U.S. operations and its activities outside of Asia, and was the founder of SoftBank Capital, where he served as Managing Partner from 1995 until 2015. He has over 30 years of experience of working with high growth and turnaround technology companies. Prior to joining SoftBank, Ron was the CEO of Phoenix Technologies Ltd., the leading developer and marketer of system software products for personal computers, from 1990 to 1995. He 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. Ron’s experience prior to Interactive Systems includes senior executive positions at Visicorp, TRW, and ICL (USA).Ron earned an MBA from Columbia University, New York, and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa.