Mitsunobu Koshiba is the current President and Representative Director of JSR Corporation, Japan.
Mitsunobu graduated from Chiba University and received a MS in Graphic Engineering in 1979. Mistsunobu received a scholarship awarded by Rotary Foundation and enrolled in Materials Science Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1980.
He joined JSR in 1981 and was assigned to the Tokyo Research Lab as a research engineer of photoresists.
Mitsunobu then relocated to Silicon Valley in 1990 to start JSR’s first US electronic materials operation and established a #1 supplier position of high performance and quality photoresists to support all major US semiconductor manufacturers.
He returned to JSR Japan in 2002 to run the global operations of the fine chemical sector as a general manager, and was promoted to Executive Officer in 2004 and became President and CEO in 2009.