Mr. Joichi Ito is Independent Director at Sony Corp., a Director & Director-MIT Media Lab at Helium Systems, Inc., Independent Class A Director at The New York Times Co., a Director at Digital Garage, Inc., Chairman at Six Apart KK, General Partner at Silicon Straits Pte Ltd., and Non-Executive Chairman at PureTech Health Plc.
He is on the Board of Directors at Sony Corp., Helium Systems, Inc., The New York Times Co., Neo Innovation, Inc., MIT Media Laboratory, Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd., BI.Garage, Inc., Digital Garage, Inc., The Mozilla Foundation, Silicon Straits Pte Ltd., littleBits Electronics, Inc., Oblong Industries, Inc., Akili Interactive Labs, Inc., Wearality Corp., IperLane, Inc., Thesixtyone, Inc., Outblaze Ltd., Sanrio, Inc., Open Source Initiative, Blind Spot, Inc., Connected Camps, Elephant Design Co. Ltd., The Momoko Ito Foundation, Neoteny 3 LP, The Japan Society, and Wikia Japan.
Mr. Ito was previously employed as Independent Director by Tucows, Inc., Co-Founder by GuardTime Pte Ltd., Chairman by Six Apart Japan, Chairman by Creative Commons, Chairman by Storyplanet ApS, and President & Chief Executive Officer by Neoteny Co. Ltd.
He also served on the board at Machinima, Inc., The Internet Corp. for Assigned Names & Numbers, PIA Corp., BrainSellers.com Corp., Nihon Gigei, Inc., Fotonauts, Inc., FreStyl, Inc., John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and Socialtext, Inc.
He received his undergraduate degree from Tufts University.