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.
18 September 2022Each year, Celent conducts a global survey of insurer CIO plans and priorities. The survey targets insurers around the world, including Asia Pac…
28 August 2022インボイス制度は、2019年に消費税が複数税率となったことを受けて、適正な消費税の仕入税額控除を行うことを目的にしたもので、2023年10月から導入される予定となっています。全銀EDIシステム（ZEDI）を活用した電子インボイス対応は、その恰好なターゲット・ユースケースとして期待される一…
28 August 2022Electronic invoice (e-invoicing) is a system to digitize qualified invoices that are mandatory for the deduction of purchase tax under Japan’s q…
14 August 2022本レポートシリーズは、セレントのペイメントタクソノミーに基づき、A) 決済手段とチャネル、B) 法人決済：銀行から法人顧客（金融法人を含む）に提供される決済サービス（ホールセール決済サービス、大口決済サービス）、C) 個人決済：主として銀行から個人顧客（小売店を含む）に提供される決済サー…
NIKKEI XTech EXPO 2022: E-Invoicing in Japan ― Innovation Opportunities from a Treasurer’s Perspective14 October 2022 13:30 - 16:30 JST (00:30 EDT, 05:30 BST, 06:30 CEST)
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE, JapanEiichiro Yanagawa will be speaking on "E-Invoicing in Japan: Innovation Opportunities from a Treasurer’s Perspective." Competition and co-creati…
29 June 2022
Ritz-Carlton Tokyo | Tokyo Midtown 9-7-1 Akasaka Minato-ku Tokyo, 107-6245, JapanJoin Celent's Eiichiro Yanagawa on June 29 at the Tokyo Financial Information & Technology Summit, an In-person Event in Japan dedicated to IT,…
16 June 2022
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE, JapanJoin Celent's Eiichiro Yanagawa on June 16 at the Tokyo Financial Information & Technology Summit, an Virtual Conference in Japan dedicated to I…
17 - 18 May 2022
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE, SingaporeEiichiro Yanagawa will be a keynote speaker at the Asia Conference on Bancassurance and Alternative Distribution Channels, May 17-18. Key topics…
Asian Banking Finance: E-Invoicing in Japan | Innovation Opportunities from a Treasurer’s Perspective7 September 2022Electronic invoice (e-invoicing) is a system to digitize qualified invoices that are mandatory for the deduction of purchase tax under Japan’s q…
30 June 2022Eiichiro Yanagawa, a senior analyst at research and advisory firm Celent, says that if GoldenSource’s new Cloud Data Services offering delivers,…
17 May 2022
In his keynote address, Mr Eiichiro Yanagawa, senior analyst, financial services at Celent, said that legacy and ecosystem transformation remain…
17 May 2022In his keynote address, Mr Eiichiro Yanagawa, senior analyst, financial services at Celent, said that legacy and ecosystem transformation remain…