SoftBank president Nikesh Arora is leaving the company

Nikesh AroraReuters StaffNikesh Arora.

Nikesh Arora, the president of Japanese internet company SoftBank, will leave the company, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Arora is a former Google executive who was hired by SoftBank two years. He’s lead an ambitious plan to invest in technology companies around the world.

This is a developing story, refresh for updates.

NOW WATCH: Mark Cuban explains why downloading Snapchat is a huge mistake

NOW WATCH: Tech Insider videos

Want to read a more in-depth view on the trends influencing Australian business and the global economy? BI / Research is designed to help executives and industry leaders understand the major challenges and opportunities for industry, technology, strategy and the economy in the future. Sign up for free at