Team

Leadership and Investment Committee

Masayoshi Son

Masayoshi Son

Chairman & CEO, SoftBank Group Corp. One of the most talented and successful global entrepreneurs who built a $100B investment company from the ground up.

Marcelo Claure

Marcelo Claure

CEO of SoftBank Group International. Bolivian-American who founded Brightstar Corp., the largest Hispanic owned company in United States history.

Shu Nyatta

Shu Nyatta

Nairobi native. Managing partner at SoftBank Group International. Winding path to Silicon Valley. Lots of “no’s”, but all you need is one “yes.”

Stacy Brown-Philpot

Stacy Brown-Philpot

Detroit-born. Former CEO of a successful, high-growth organization. Fortune 100 public company director.

Paul Judge

Paul Judge

Atlanta-based. Computer Science PhD. Three-time founder.

Growth Stage

Gosia Karas

Gosia Karas

Private equity nerd turned Opportunity Fund's growth investing head. Loves AI, hangs out with everything tech. Years in the US, and yet still European. Harvard MBA. PhD in Finance.

Alejandra Osorio

Alejandra Osorio

Investor on the growth stage team. Colombian - American. Previously investing in growing companies and operating. Yale and HBS grad.

Jeffrey Asiedu

Jeffrey Asiedu

New York native. Associate on SoftBank's Opportunity Fund Growth Stage team. Lover of Digital Health Tech. Looking to make an impact leveraging Goldman Sachs banking experience.

Early Stage

Chad Harris

Chad Harris

Third generation HBCU grad. Pragmatic dreamer. Lifelong student of tech and media finance.

De'Havia Stewart

De'Havia Stewart

HBCU Grad. Lover of Consumer Tech and B2B SaaS startups. Previously assisting Fortune 500 companies with developing their strategic vision.

Ollie Howie

Ollie Howie

Seeking economic opportunity and equality for all. Career investor, previously investing in companies across stages and sectors. Harvard Grad.

Value Creation

Dami Osunsanya

Dami Osunsanya

Miami born – Nigerian bred. Fortune 100 Operations and Finance leader. Board advisor and growth accelerant of companies big and small. Innovation is my inspiration.

Marell Evans

Marell Evans

Co-creator of SoftBank Robotics America’s Incubation Unit. Strong operator with experience at a notable family office, at Okta (pre-IPO), and from leading a top enterprise sales team at IBM. University of Michigan grad and former Division 1 football player.

Tonya Williams

Tonya Williams

Tar Heel born, Tar Heel bred… innovative strategist and political junkie, obsessed with building impactful partnerships to increase access to capital and create wealth.

Specialists

Francisco Sorrentino

Francisco Sorrentino

CHRO at SoftBank Group International with over 25 years of global experience. Leads SBGI’s people strategies and functional support to SoftBank’s investments and portfolio companies.

Patricia Menendez Cambo

Patricia Menendez Cambo

General Counsel of the SB Opportunity Fund and SBLA Advisers Corp. Over 30 years of experience, as a legal advisor helping companies grow strategically.

Oded Cedar

Oded Cedar

Director of Compliance for SoftBank Group International. Chef turned lawyer. Silicon Valley native, with start-ups in his genes – loves to work with founders to help them achieve their dreams.

Ernesto Jimenez

Ernesto Jimenez

Dominican Republic native. USD Grad. Associate at SoftBank Group International.

Heather Harder

Heather Harder

SB Opportunity Fund head of communications. Started writing stories at age six. Now helping founders tell theirs.

Team members may also be existing employees of other SoftBank subsidiaries and affiliates, independent third parties, or investment advisers SB Opportunity Fund LLC has engaged through applicable services agreements. For inquiries, please contact SBOFcompliance@softbank.com.