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Akihiro Kimura

Research Manager, IT Services, IDC Japan

Akihiro Kimura has more than 20 years of experience in ICT industry. He is a Research Manager in the IDC Japan's Services Team, based in Tokyo. In this role, he is responsible for the analysis of Japan services market. His key research area involves IT consulting, custom application development, system integration, outsourcing, support & training and DX. He also contributes to consulting services related to Japan services market.

Prior to joining IDC, he worked for SAP Japan as an IT consultant covering ERP, CRM, BI/DWH and banking solution. He started his career at NTT and was engaged in R&D on software engineering. He has also business start-up experiences in EC and digital marketing at Japanese IT companies.

He holds a BA (Environmental Information) from Keio University, Japan. He is also a CMA (Chartered Member of the Securities Analysts Association of Japan).


This IDC study is a translation of the Japanese document IDC #JPJ42857118. It presents the situation and trends in the Japan IT services market. In addition to the IT services spending analysis according to user companies' 18 industry segme...
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