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.
29 September 2020Research helps power the investment engine. With investment decision-making getting more advanced, there is an increasing need to manage complex…
28 September 2020前回調査時点（2020年4月）の緊急事態（ロックダウン）から、COVID-19後（AC時代）の新常態（ニューノーマル）への適応はどのように変化したか？対処療法から原因治療へのIT戦略の転換は進展しているか？今回調査時点（2020年7月）における日本とAPACの金融機関は、ロックダウンへの…
27 September 2020セレントは、未知の海を航海する金融機関へグローバルな知見と戦略を提案します。 未曽有の社会情勢の中で、新たなバリュープロポジションの確立を急ぐ企業にとって、信頼できるパートナーを味方につけることはこれまで以上に重要です。セレントは、グローバルなリサーチ、世界各地の専門アナリスト、そして市…
23 September 2020LIBOR Transition has an impact on the overall economy and we would like to better understand its readiness in the financial services industry. T…
Oracle Webinar: Capital Clarity Series - New Directions for Corporate Banking during the Economic Recovery from the Crisis, Part 25 November 2020 14:00 - 15:00 JST (00:00 EST, 05:00 GMT, 06:00 CET)
JapanEiichiro Yanagawa will be speaking on "LIBOR Transition in Japan: A Trigger for Re-thinking IT Platforms for Financial Services Institution." O…
Oracle Webinar: Capital Clarity Series - New Directions for Corporate Banking during the Economic Recovery from the Crisis21 October 2020 14:00 - 15:00 JST (01:00 EDT, 06:00 BST, 07:00 CEST)
JapanEiichiro Yanagawa will be speaking on "Adapting to the New Normal: Corporate Banks in Response," and discussing the session "Sharing Best Practi…
22 October 2019
Singapore, SingaporeEiichiro Yanagawa will be a Keynote at this year’s ABF Digital & Open Banking Conference 2019 on October 22. The ABF Digital & Open Banking Conf…
Celent Roundtable | Enriching, Empowering, and Enhancing Corporate Banking: Strategic Technology Choices in 2020 (Invitation-only)11 October 2019
MMC Conference Room Sun, Tokyo Midtown Tower 16F, JapanOverview This exclusive, invitation-only event will allow senior leaders of leading financial firms to discuss the latest trends, developments,…
5 October 2020
The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) has appointed four external board members to a committee to investigate last week's trading outage as its system…
12 August 2020It is fair to say that financial institutions have, with technology, largely succeeded with stopgap measures in the initial drive to adapt to th…
16 June 2020In the transitional period from the unprecedented emergency to the new normal, the Japanese and APAC financial institutions have stepped up thei…
AsianBankingFinance: Tech-Driven Next-Gen Corporate Banking ー Trends and Implications in APAC and Japan10 May 2020External factors are driving disruptions and opportunities in corporate banking. Banks are at risk of falling behind in their response. Players…