Eiichiro Yanagawa is a senior analyst with Celent’s Banking practice and is based in Tokyo.
Eiichiro's research focuses on IT strategy issues in the Japanese and Asian banking and financial industries. His recent research has included core banking systems, ATMs, and anti-money laundering technology, and focused on the technologies driving disruption in three areas: innovation, digital, and legacy and ecosystem transformation. Eiichiro's consulting experience includes development of bank IT strategies, thin client / desktop virtualization to support business continuity, evaluation of data centers for hosting core systems, and vendor selection of AML, risk management, and other technologies.
Eiichiro is widely quoted in the press, including Nikkei, Nikkei BP, ITmedia, The Japan Times, Bloomberg, SNL/ S&P Global, Gtnews, The Trade Asia, Asia Insurance Review, Asia Risk, and Asian Banking & Finance. He is a regular speaker, chairman, and panel moderator at the leading industry events in Japan and Asia.
Prior to joining Celent, Eiichiro was the Chief Manager of the Financial Global Solutions Division and the Regional Bank Financial Solutions Division at NEC Corporation in Tokyo. He was responsible for developing NEC’s core banking system, strategic marketing planning, and consulting on financial institution systems.
Prior to that, Eiichiro was the General Manager of the Financial Services Division at NEC Corporation of America in New York. In this role, he worked on the development of IT strategy and advised clients, mainly Japanese financial institutions, on outsourcing and selection of software packages.
Eiichiro earned his Bachelor of Economics from Shizuoka University and his MBA at Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of Commerce and Management.
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Celent Roundtable | Digital Transformation and Emerging Technologies in Capital Markets: Strategic Technology Choices in 2019 (Invitation-only)14 March 2019
MMC Conference Room Morning star, Tokyo Midtown Tower 16F, JapanOverview This exclusive, invitation-only event will allow senior leaders of leading financial firms to discuss the latest trends, developments, a…
4 December 2018
Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, SingaporeEiichiro Yanagawa will be an esteemed speaker on ABF Priority Banking & Wealth Management Conference 2018. After the successful run of the 2018…
27 November 2018
Hotel ICON, 17 Science Museum Rg, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, ChinaEiichiro Yanagawa will be an esteemed speaker on ABF Digital & Open Banking Conference 2018, Hong Kong. Asian Banking & Finance is proud to brin…
Celent Roundtable | Digital Journeys and Emerging Technologies: Why Digital Engagement Will No Longer Be Optional (Invitation-only)2 November 2018
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. ｜9 - 7 - 1 Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo Midtown Tower 16th Floor, MMC Tokyo MidtownOverview Celent is pleased to hold our next installment of the Celent’s Roundtable Series in Tokyo on November 2, 2018. This exclusive, invitatio…
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