Kazuhiro Nishihata is senior executive vice president and representative director of NTT DATA Corporation, a leading global IT services provider headquartered in Tokyo. NTT DATA specializes in consulting, system development and business IT outsourcing with over 133,000 employees in more than 53 countries worldwide.
In this role, Mr. Nishihata leads NTT DATA operations in EMEA, the Americas and Global Marketing. He and his team are focused on providing local and global customers access to expanded services and greater efficiencies, while strengthening the NTT DATA brand globally.
Prior to this role, Mr. Nishihata served as executive advisor of NTT DATA, offering his expertise and keen insight to help drive effective and efficient services for the company’s global customer base. Additionally, he has held key leadership roles within the company, including president and representative director of NTT EUROPE LTD. and head of Global Business Sector.
Mr. Nishihata joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation in 1981. He holds a master’s degree in electronic physics from Tokyo Institute of Technology.
He is qualified for the Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test, and teaches Japanese to students around the world.