Marcelo Claure

Chief Executive Officer, SoftBank Group International

Marcelo Claure serves as CEO of SoftBank Group International, where he oversees the vast portfolio of the Group’s operating companies. He also oversees the newly formed SoftBank Latin America organization – comprised of the $5 billion SoftBank Latin America Fund and the Tech Hub – which is responsible for taking Group companies and investment companies into Latin America. Claure is also COO of SoftBank Group Corp. Alongside Chairman & CEO Masayoshi Son, he oversees the strategic direction of the Tokyo-based company. In addition, Claure serves as the Executive Chairman of Sprint. Prior to this role, he served as President and CEO of Sprintand is widely recognized for delivering the best financial results in Sprint’s 120-year history. Sprint is currently undergoing a potential merger with T-Mobile. Claure has been widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs. He founded Brightstar and built it into the world’s largest global wireless distribution and services company. Claure is a Board member of SoftBank, Executive Chairman of Sprint, Chairman of Fortress, Vice Chairman of Arm, Chairman of Brightstar, and Chairman and Owner of Miami Beckham United. He received a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance and an honorary Doctorate of Commercial Science from Bentley University. Claure is married and has six children.