Born in 1973 in Tokushima Prefecture. Hiroyuki Joined Tokushima
Shimbun（local newspaper) after graduating from Hiroshima University, Faculty of Literature, in 1996. He worked as a reporter at the newspaper's local news section and the culture section. He was also in charge of editor of news site and research and development at NTT Resonant . He is engaged in coverage, research and practical activities on the theme of media and journalism in the social media era. His books include “ Hegemonic war of Internet Media ” (2017), “Social media theory -Redesign of network”(2016).