Takanori is a Vice Chairperson of PyCon JP Association. He is also a director of BeProud Inc.(https://www.beproud.jp), and his title is "Python Climber". He held PyCon JP 2014 to 2016 as the Chairperson. Currently he teaches Python to beginners as a lecturer at Python Boot Camp(https://pycamp.pycon.jp) all over Japan. In addition, he published several Python books.
He plays trumpet, climbs boulder, loves Lego, ferrets and beer.