Webguru Team


Alexander, holds a doctorate in biochemistry and works as an international SEO evangelist. He spends his time between Amsterdam, London, Zagreb and Tokyo consulting on a wide range of projects from small businesses to large corporations. From international and multilingual SEO to social media integration and web analytics. If you need your site to be noticed, you need him. Linkedin


Alexander van Aken

SEO Guru - Co-founder

Erek is a long term resident in Japan and our finance and business guru.

Erek Yedwabnick


Mirei is a writer, translator, content developer and actor. A native speaker of both English and Japanese with some German, French, and Italian, she specializes in localization and transcreation, ensuring that the creative message of clients gets delivered accurately and effectively. Her experience ranges from writing scripts and educational material to creating social media content. As a voice actor, she appears in programs for NHK and radio programs.


Mirei Yamagata

Translation Guru

Al is a long time Tokyo resident and Japan expert. Having lived in Japan for over 30 years he brings a wealth of insight into Japanese fusion design. Al has been designing websites for many years. Prior to working in Japan he worked in the UK as a graphic designer. Al brings an element of minimalism to the team which he expresses in text and design evenly.

Allan Appleby

Support and Design Guru

Experienced at many levels of SEO, with particular focus on outreach for link-building – I can handle all aspects of outreach projects, and very much enjoy coming up with creative solutions suited to each individual company’s needs and goals.

I have over 8 years of experience working in SEO, initially for a UK-based multilingual agency, and then moving towards freelance work. I have worked with small, local clients as well as major multinational companies, in both English and Spanish.

Native speaker of both English and Spanish, and have experience as a translator and copywriter.

Joe Wareham

Link Guru

Valentín is a Mexican web designer and developer passionate about CSS and UX. He enjoys playing with spacing and contrast while designing sites. Valentín has been coding free and commercial extensions and themes for Joomla and WordPress since 2010.

Valentín es un diseñador y desarrollador web mexicano apasionado por CSS y UX. Le gusta jugar con el espaciado y el contraste al diseñar sitios. Valentín ha estado codificando extensiones y temas comerciales y gratuitos para Joomla y WordPress desde el año 2010.


Wordpress and Joomla Guru

Fang is originally from Hangzhou, China. She majored in Japanese literature and law in college in Shanghai.
With more than 10 years of sales and marketing work experiences ome an expert in the international working environment.

With years of experience in Japanese IT companies, working closely with IT giants.She knows the IT market trend.
Also she is passionate of doing volunteer work.She is the vice president of International volunteer group in Tokyo.

Aki Fang

Chinese translation Guru

Karin was born in Tokyo and raised in a bilingual environment, with a Japanese father and a Dutch mother. She has been living in the Netherlands since 2010, and she has worked as a translator (Dutch/English/Japanese) and an advisor on several aspects of Japanese culture. She is passionate about connecting different cultures and enjoys translating various types of texts in the field of culture, e-commerce, marketing, art, design and education.


Karin Kuwahara

Japanese/English/Dutch Translations

With a thorough implementation, Web Analytics provides insights that significantly improve the performance of your website and apps. We have the technological expertise for high-quality implementations and the ability to convert data into actionable insights.

Emma Gordon

Google Analytics Guru

Fujico is a Japanese writer, interpreter, sales manager and also manages websites. Since Fujico used to study and work in the U.S. and Canada, she knows the international environment well. She also has work experience in fashion retail and the cosmetic industry so she knows how important customer services are. Her most recent work is for Tokyo Islands which promotes the islands near Tokyo to non-Japanese people.