NTT DATA Group Corporation Leaders
Representative Director and Senior Executive Vice President
Representative Director and President, NTT DATA Japan
Yutaka Sasaki has been Representative Director and Senior Executive Vice President of NTT DATA Group Corporation and Representative Director and President of NTT DATA Japan since 2023.
He initially joined NTT DATA Communications Systems Corporation (currently NTT DATA Japan) in 1990.
NTT DATA Group Corporation is a group of companies that includes NTT DATA Japan, which focuses on business in the Japanese market and NTT DATA, Inc., which operates outside of Japan. In NTT DATA, Yutaka oversees business in the Japan region and is responsible for the technical area as CTO. He also serves as Representative Director and President of NTT DATA Japan and is responsible for business focused on the Japanese market.
Before taking on his current role in 2023, Yutaka was Director and Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Headquarters of NTT DATA Corporation for two years, starting from 2021. During his time there, he worked on combining the businesses outside Japan with NTT Ltd. and establishing a domestic operating company in Japan, which was launched in July 2023. He also served as Head of Strategy Office and contributed to the formulation of NTT DATA's Mid-term Management Plan, which started in 2022.
Yutaka was appointed Senior Vice President in 2016 after successfully managing several large projects as the project manager. He then went on to lead the business as Head of Solutions Sector and Industry Business Sector.
He holds a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo.