George Hara

Founder at DEFTA Partners

George Hara

George Hara

Founder at DEFTA Partners

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Career Highlights

Alliance Forum Foundation
DEFTA Partners
Japan Incubation Capital

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729

Number of Boards

22

Birthday

1952 - Japan

Age

69

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Director at Alliance Forum Foundation

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Principal at Coyote Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder at Orig3n, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Founder at 1World Online, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Orig3n, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Fortinet Inc.

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Advisor to Chief Executive Officer at 1World Online, Inc.

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Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Fortinet Inc.

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Partner at DEFTA Partners

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Chief Financial Officer at Pixera Corp.

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George Hara
Founder at DEFTA Partners
Education

Stanford Engineering has been at the forefront of innovation for nearly a century, creating pivotal technologies that have transformed the worlds of information technology, communications, health care, energy, business and beyond. The school’s faculty, students and alumni have established thousands of companies and laid the technological and business foundations for Silicon Valley. Today, the school continues to seek solutions to important global problems and educate leaders who will make the world a better place.

Bachelor of Law

Keio University's mission is to be a source of honorable character and a paragon of intellect and morals

Master of Science

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford is generally ranked among the best universities in the world by academic publications. It is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the country, becoming the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year.

MBA

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Career History
Founder
1984 - Current

DEFTA Corp. invests in companies located in U.S., U.K., Israel, Bangladesh, and Japan. The firm focuses on companies operating in the fields of medical devices, IT, healthcare services. They provide financing for seed and early stage capital requirements.

Co-Founder
Current
Chief Executive Officer & Director
Prior

Alliance Forum Foundation is an American nonprofit company located in San Francisco, CA. The firm operates as a organization helping in reducing poverty. It was founded by George Hara.

Boards & Committees
Chairman
2005 - Current

XVD Technology Holdings Ltd. provides digital audio and video services using XVD technology. The company was founded on August 30, 2006 and is headquartered in Shannon, Ireland.

Chairman, Board of Directors
Current

Coyote Pharmaceuticals, Inc. operates a biopharmaceutical company. It focuses on creating high value therapeutics for large unmet medical needs in several therapeutic categories including neurodegenerative, cardiovascular, oncologic, and inflammatory diseases. The company was founded by Hiroaki Serizawa in 2009 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

Director
Current

Zoran Corp. provides digital solutions in the digital entertainment and imaging market worldwide. It develops and markets integrated circuits (IC), IC cores, and embedded software for digital versatile disc (DVD) players and recorders, digital cameras, broadband receivers, professional and consumer video editing systems, digital speakers and audio systems, and applications that enable the delivery and display of digital video content through a set-top box or television. The company was founded by Levy Gerzberg in 1981 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

Director
Prior

Our mission is to promote learning in the Jesuit Catholic tradition. The university offers undergraduate, graduate and professional students the knowledge and skills needed to succeed, and the values and sensitivity necessary to be men and women for others.

Director
Prior

San Francisco Opera Association owns and operates opera theater. It offers an array of training programs and performance opportunities for young artists under the support of the San Francisco Opera Center and the Merola Opera Program. The company was founded by Gaetano Merola in 1923 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior
Investments
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Riptech, Inc. the premier provider of scalable, real-time managed security services, protects clients through advanced outsourced security monitoring and professional services. Riptech’s unique Caltarian technology platform provides real-time information protection through around-the-clock monitoring, analysis, and response

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Pond Venture Partners is an active manager which invests in technology companies located in the US, Europe and Asia. The firm focuses on sectors such as consumer & mobile software, web-based services, internet media, silicon - consumer & wireless and infrastructure systems. It participates in early stage capital requirements with an initial investment size of USD 5 million and makes follow-on investments.

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