Leadership Team

Kazuhiro Nishihata

Kazuhiro Nishihata: Director and Senior Executive Vice President

Role: Kazuhiro (Kaz) Nishihata was appointed Representative Director, President & Chief Executive Officer of NTT DATA, Inc. in 2022 and the Director and Senior Executive Vice President of NTT DATA Group Corporation in 2023.

Responsibilities: He oversees NTT DATA's operations outside of Japan, concentrating on expanding the global business. He champions international collaboration within both NTT DATA and NTT, aiding clients in addressing their vital business challenges on both local and global scales..

Experience: Kaz played a pivotal role in NTT's global expansion efforts starting in 1997. By 2009, he was entrusted to lead NTT DATA's worldwide operations. After a period as an Advisor to NTT DATA from 2018 to 2019, he returned in a leading capacity as Senior Executive Vice President in 2019, overseeing NTT DATA's global endeavors.

Additional information: Kaz is qualified for the Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test and teaches Japanese to students worldwide. He holds a master's degree in electronic physics from the Tokyo Institute of Technology.