Yasumitsu Shigeta was born in Tokyo, Japan, Japan. Yasumitsu Shigeta is #556 in List Billionaires People In The World. Shigeta is CEO of Tokyo-listed Hikari Tsushin, which sells mobile phones at its HIT Shop chain of stores. The company also sells insurance and office equipment. He founded Hikari Tsushin in 1988. His wealth peaked at $42 billion before the dotcom crash in 2001 wiped out much of his fortune. He rejoined the Forbes billionaires list in 2005 when shares of Hikari Tsushin rebounded.