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Bang Si-Hyuk

Chairman, HYBE

Bang Si-Hyuk, the visionary founder and Chairman of HYBE, has been at the forefront of bringing innovation to the music industry and shaping the future of entertainment. Since founding Big Hit Entertainment in 2005, later rebranded to HYBE, he has spearheaded expansion and advancement of the company with his business acumen, steering the company towards its vision of becoming “the world’s best entertainment lifestyle platform company based on music”. Also known as “Hitman” Bang, his creative persona, Chairman Bang boasts over three decades of experience as a songwriter and producer, and relentlessly develops unique artists to meet the latest industry standards. With his canny strategies and forward-thinking vision, he is constantly pushing the boundaries of HYBE and entertainment across regions—establishing and expanding HYBE Japan, HYBE America and HYBE Latin America— and mediums—developing new ways to bring music closer to people’s lives through solution providers that create new thriving businesses in media content, IP, games and more.