Founder and CEO, WheeLog!
Yuriko was diagnosed with Distal Myopathy in 2002 and became a wheelchair user in 2006 after giving birth to her son. She started sharing wheelchair-accessible information on sightseeing spots and various places on YouTube in 2014 (Wheelchair Walker). She started developing the WheeLog! app to further help change the lives of wheelchair users. Yuriko is a Representative of the Patient Association of Distal Myopathy (PADM), and serves as an accessibility advisor at various institutions including the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism in Japan.
Outside Director, INTER ACTION Corporation
Regional ICT Advisor, The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Committee Member, Welfare Community Planning, Bureau of Social Welfare and Public Heath of Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Judge, Her Abilities Award
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Chief Technical Officer (CTO)
Assistant Professor, Shimane Univerisity
Fumihito specializes in welfare information technology, particularly studying and disseminating technologies to support communication of people with severe disabilities. His recent studies include using biometric information for communication and utilizing gaming in rehabilitation.
At WheeLog!, Fumihito manages app development and publishes findings at academic conferences.