Is a technology entrepreneur, businessman, and investor.
Currently the chief executive officer (CEO) of SoftBank Group International and chief operating officer (COO) of SoftBank Group Corporation.
As COO of SoftBank Group, a technology investment company, Claure oversees portfolio companies such as Boston Dynamics, Arm Holdings, Fortress, SB Energy, and WeWork.
Claure is a SoftBank Group Investment Committee member.
He also heads the $5 billion SoftBank Latin America Fund and SB Opportunity Fund, a $100 million fund dedicated to investing in entrepreneurs of color. He is executive chairman of WeWork.
Claure previously served as Sprint's President and CEO from 2014 until 2018, and as executive chairman from 2018 until 2020.
Raúl Marcelo Claure was born in Guatemala on December 9, 1970 to Bolivian parents.
When he was two years old his family moved to Morocco, then to the Dominican Republic before moving to La Paz.
He subsequently transferred to Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts, graduating in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance.
He has an Honorary Doctorate of Commercial Sciences from Bentley University.
Claure resides in Miami, Florida.
He has six children, including four daughters with his wife Jordan Engard, whom he married in 2005.
He has a son and a daughter from a previous marriage.