|Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MBA|
Atsushi Kunishige is Executive Vice President and Representative Director, and Executive Vice President Executive Officer of Rakuten, Mr. Kunishige is also Chairman and Director of Rakuten Bank, Ltd. Mr. Kunishige joined Rakuten, Inc. in 2003, and served as a Representative Director from 2005 to 2008. Mr. Kunishige was President of DLJdirect SFG Securities, Inc. (currently Rakuten Securities, Inc.) from 1999 to 2003, and President of Sumitomo Capital Securities Co., Ltd. from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Kunishige was with Sumitomo Bank Co., Ltd. (currently Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation) from 1968 to 1997. Mr. Kunishige received his MBA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.