Hiro Hotta is Director of JPRS. He is responsible for the corporate planning and administration of JPRS.
He is a member of APrIGF MSG (Multistakeholder Steering Group) and also a member of the IGCJ (Internet Governance Conference Japan) coordination team. Among his recent activities regarding IDN, he chairs JGP (Japanese Generation Panel) in ICANN's RootLGR project. In June 2017, he received ICANN Multistakeholder Ethos Award, especially by being acknowledged for his contribution to IDN development and deployment.