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SBI's Yoshitaka Kitao Confirmed as a Speaker at the Japan Blockchain Conference in Tokyo on June 26th and 27th

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SBI's Yoshitaka Kitao Confirmed as a Speaker at the Japan Blockchain Conference in Tokyo on June 26th and 27th

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The conference will be the biggest blockchain conference in Japan with over 10,000 visitors and over 100 companies from around the globe. The conference has just announced the addition of a famed guest speaker, Mr. Yoshitaka Kitao, Representative Director and CEO of SBI Holdings, Japan's leading financial services group and blockchain supporter. The Japan Blockchain Conference will bring both international and Japanese companies and blockchain entrepreneurs together under one roof.

Invited by Mr. Masayoshi Son, Mr. Kitao entered SoftBank Group Corporation in 1995 and assumed the post of Executive Managing Director. Mr. Kitao is currently the Representative Director and CEO of SBI Holdings, Inc., an integrated company that develops a wide range of businesses, such as securities, banks, and insurance in the finance industry, investments in the growth of new industries, as well as bio-related businesses, such as developing medicines. Mr. Kitao is also a director at SBI Children's Hope Foundation and the president of SBI Graduate School.

Mr. Kitao has published a number of books, including "What We Work For", "Advice on Moral Training" (Chichi Publishing Company), "Masahiro Yasuoka - PRACTICAL" (PRESIDENT Inc.), "Practical FinTech - Lessons from Successful Companies", and "Practical FinTech" (Nikkei Publishing Inc.). Recently, SBI Virtual Currencies Co., Ltd., a group company of SBI, has launched "SBI Virtual Currencies", a virtual currency exchange, raising expectations on development of the blockchain and crypto-currency industry of Japan. PATRON is the golden partner of the Japan Blockchain Conference and EXTRAVAGANZA INTERNATIONAL, INC. is managing PATRON. Coin spectator is an automated news aggregation service. All copyrights belong to their respective owners. Images and text owned by copyright holders are used in reference to and promotion of those respective parties. Read in Full

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