Toshiyuki Watanabe is a corporate affiliate visiting fellow at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) for 2017-18. Watanabe has more than 14 years of experience as a computer engineer, editor, and in business development at The Asahi Shimbun, the national leading newspaper in Japan. Prior to joining Shorenstein APARC, Watanabe worked mainly in business development working on the mobile website and apps. Watanabe graduated from the University of Tsukuba with a B.S. in Information Technology.