Nikkei Asian Review – Maybe Masayoshi Son’s successor will be AI

Mr. Son outlined his plans for SoftBank’s huge $93 billion joint tech fund with Saudi Arabia as well as his view for the future relationship between technology and society.

June 25, 2017

‘”The gold rush is about to begin.”

Taking the podium at SoftBank Group’s annual shareholders meeting in Tokyo on Wednesday, founder and chief executive Masayoshi Son was in full tech-mogul mode. “Some say SoftBank is a mobile phone company, but that’s wrong,” he said. “We are an information revolution company. A cellphone is just a device. From now on, we will be in an age where all infrastructure will be connected by information networks.”‘

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