Hiroyuki Nishimura

Japanese internet entrepreneur

Hiroyuki Nishimura (西村 博之, Nishimura Hiroyuki, born 16 November 1976) is a Japanese internet entrepreneur and administrator who is best known for founding 2channel and later becoming the administrator of 4chan. He is also the CEO of Nishimura Systems, a company that specializes in building online communities. He has been involved in various controversies related to his management of these websites, including issues with hate speech and illegal content. He has also been involved in legal disputes over the ownership and control of 2channel.

Hiroyuki Nishimura
西村 博之
Nishimura in 2005
Born (1976-11-16) 16 November 1976 (age 47)
Other nameshiroyuki (ひろゆき)
OccupationAdministrator of 4chan, 2ch.sc; self-help author; TV personality
Known forFounding 2channel, owning 4chan since 2015