Yo Honma: Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
Role: Yo Honma was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, Representative Director of NTT DATA Group Corporation in July 2023.
Responsibilities: He oversees all facets of the NTT DATA Group's operations, spanning consulting, system development, and business IT outsourcing. Under his leadership, the group empowers over 190,000 professionals across more than 50 countries globally.
Experience: Yo joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation (known then as NTT) in 1980. Before being named president and CEO of NTT DATA Group Corporation he was responsible for president and CEO of NTT DATA. Before that, he was responsible for the Japan and Asia Region as representative director and senior executive vice president.
Additional information: Since October 2020, Yo has also served as the first Chief Data Officer of the city government of Sakata, Yamagata Prefecture in Japan, aiming to resolve issues facing the city through digitalization. He has also authored Green Tomato - Key messages for corporate management surviving in the digital era. In this, he shares real-life cases and encourages Japanese business leaders to drive digital transformation.