This will be a quick one 🙂 Long overdue in our eyes! Yoshitaka Kitao is now on the board of directors at Ripple.
It’s my pleasure to welcome @yoshitaka_kitao, President and CEO of @sbigroup, to the @Ripple Board of Directors. With a deep understanding of the financial services industry, he joins at a perfect time as we deepen our customer base in APAC and beyond. https://t.co/wpQQmrAA94
— Chris Larsen (@chrislarsensf) April 26, 2019
Mr. Kitao stated:
“Blockchain and digital assets are changing the way we move money around the world, and Ripple is the driving force behind this positive change. I am excited by this opportunity to lend my expertise and be part of the company’s next phase of growth,”
Yoshitaka is a pivotal player in the joint venture between SBI Holdings and Ripple, SBI Ripple Asia. This joint venture established the next generation payment platform on RippleNet. SBI provides MoneyTap mobile app which allows banks customers to settle transactions instantly, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A first of its kind.