Toshio Iwamoto is president and chief executive officer of NTT DATA Corporation. He leads a global IT services and solutions company specializing in consulting, system development and business IT outsourcing. The company comprises 100,000 employees in more than 50 countries around the world.
Toshio was appointed to this position in June 2012, prior to which he held leadership roles at NTT DATA covering the public and financial IT and business sectors.
NTT DATA began business operations in 1967 as the data communications headquarters of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation, and has built numerous large-scale systems to support social infrastructure over a period of some 50 years. As a systems engineer and later, a project manager, Toshio has overseen several such projects for the central government, the Bank of Japan, the largest payment system in Japan and information provision systems of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, contributing significantly to the development of Japan’s information technology scene.