Toru has been a user and contributor of WordPress for more than a decade. He helped organize several WordCamps, including a lead organizer for Tokyo in 2011. Also co-organized Tokyo Meetup, spoke at a few events, contributed to Japanese translations of local packages and documents, and a little bit to the Core.
He is currently a junior webmaster at Temple University, Japan Campus, doing anything web-related from in-house development, to contents editing, to server management, and more. In Summer 2018, he co-taught a class to undergraduate art students.