Co-founder of software firm Dividual and director of NPO Commonsphere
Born in 1981. Holder of doctoral degree in interdisciplinary information studies. After working as researcher and curator at NTT InterCommunication Center (ICC), became director of NPO Commonsphere (Creative Commons Japan) and co-founded Dividual. Is a certified Super Creator in the MITOU program (Exploratory IT Human Resources Project). Served as a net navigator for NHK News Web during the fourth quarter (from April 2015 to March 2016). Juror for Good Design Award 2016 and director of the award's Topical Issue "Technology and Information" category. Among books he has written are "Denno no religio (Cyborg's religio) published by NTT Publishing, "Intaneto o seimeika suru purokuronizumu no shiso to jissen (Giving life to the Internet - the philosophy and application of prochronism) published by Seidosha, "Furi karucha wo tsukurutame no gaido buku kurieiteibu komonzu niyoru sozono junkan(Guidebook to creating a free culture; the circle of creativity born from Creative Commons)" published by Film Art. Has translated among others, "The Technological Singularity" by Murray Shanahan and "Reality Mining: Using Big Data to Engineer a Better World" by Nathan Eagle and Kate Greene. Both translated books are published by NTT Publishing.