Mr. Porté holds a bachelor of arts, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, in Economics from Harvard College and an MBA with high honors from Harvard Business School. He has held leadership roles in a number of Harvard related activities, including serving as President of the Harvard Club of Japan (1995- 2008) and currently as a member of the Board of Dean’s Advisors of Harvard Business School, the Harvard Global Advisory Council and the Harvard Asia Center Advisory Board. He is Chairman of the US-Japan Bridging Foundation. He is a founding member and Co-Chair of the Asia Society Japan Center and is a trustee of Asia Society (New York). He served on the Board of Trustees of Regis High School from 2009 to 2015 and continues to serve as the Chairman of the Regis Investment Committee. He currently serves on the Investment Committee of the Missions of the Society of Jesus. He served from 2008 to 2013 as Chairman of the Japan-US Friendship Commission and the US-Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange, appointments designated by the President of the United States.