Kazuto Yamamoto is a corporate affiliate visiting fellow at Shorenstein APARC for 2005-06. He has worked at the Asahi Shimbun, a Japanese newspaper company, for thirteen years. For the past seven years, he has belonged to the electronic media and broadcasting division and engaged in the development of websites for cellphones and a news contents editing system for online media.
Yamamoto completed his undergraduate study at Tokyo Institute of Technology, where he majored in computer science. He also received a masters from the Department of Computational Intelligence and Systems Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology.