Andrew Shuttleworth is a resident of Japan actively involved with the web community and web ventures.
Andrew's first entry into the web venture world was in 2004 with a Concepci, a small venture behind the (now defunct) Tabemo Dining Club real time restaurant mobile and PC web discount coupon service.
Andrew started his own non-web related business in 2006, and alongside this co-founded and led the Tokyo 2.0 bilingual community for web professionals in Japan which has monthly meetings with up to 12 presentations and over 200 attendees.
In 2008, he provided community marketing and strategic partnership support for smart.fm, a social learning service. In 2009, as an official Evangelist for Poken Japan, he helped launch the Poken social digital business card there. He established and hosts the Tokyo Tech channel on ITV Asia
In addition to Tokyo 2.0, he is a former board member of the International Computer Association of Japan, Past President of the Tokyo PC Users Group and a Steering Committee member for Mobile Monday Japan.
- 06/10/09 -techcrunch.com