# Yoshikazu Tanaka is a Japanese entrepreneur and the developer of Social Networking Service GREE.
# Yoshikazu Tanaka was born in Tokyo, Mitaka-City in 1977
# He joined Sony Communication Network(current:So-net Entertament)Corporation after graduating Nihon University’s Faculty of Law in 1999.
# As of 2003, at the age 26, Tanaka started developing SNS GREE as a hobby.
# SNS GREE offers a variety of functions that support members’ information sharing – such as a profile page, diary, communities, photo sharing and emailing – and serves as a platform that promotes communication and mutual understanding among members.
# In February 2004, Tanaka opened SNS GREE to the public, as a personal website.
# By March 2004, over 10,000 users had joined the SNS that soon became hard for him to manage rapidly growing service by himself.
# SNS GREE exceeded 20 million users in June 2010
# In February 2009,Tanaka was ranked 24th among “Japan’s 40 Richest Billionaires” by Forbes ASIA
# In June 2010, 5 years after the foundation, GREE, Inc. was listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
# Tanaka has revealed plans to set up shop in California.
# Listed among Forbes 2011 top 1,210 billionaires
# Networth- $2.2 billion(2011)