Meet our leadership teams

Our leadership structure comprises three teams: NTT DATA Group Corporation Leaders, NTT DATA, Inc. Board of Directors, and NTT DATA, Inc. Global Leadership responsible for running the business and formulating business strategy.

Group Leadership

Yutaka Sasaki

Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Yutaka Sasaki was appointed Representative Director and President of NTT DATA Japan in 2023, and President and Chief Executive Officer, Representative Director of NTT DATA Group Corporation in 2024.

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 about 200,000 professionals across more than 50 countries globally.

Yutaka joined NTT DATA Communications Systems Corporation (currently NTT DATA Group) in 1990. Before taking on his current role, Yutaka was Director and Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Headquarters of NTT DATA Corporation. During this time, he worked on combining the businesses outside Japan with NTT Ltd. and established 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.

Yutaka holds a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo.

Abhijit Dubey

Chief Executive Officer, NTT DATA, Inc.

Abhijit Dubey is the Chief Executive Officer of NTT DATA, Inc. and a member of the advisory board of NTT Venture Capital. Previously, Abhijit served as CEO of NTT Ltd., which has since merged with NTT DATA to form a $30 billion business and technology services powerhouse under the NTT DATA name.

With over 20 years of experience in the technology and management consulting industries, Abhijit joined NTT Ltd. in February 2021 from McKinsey & Company, where he was Senior Partner and core leader of the Global Tech, Media and Telecom (TMT) Practice.

Prior to McKinsey, Abhijit worked at Schlumberger in the Oilfield Services business, based in North Africa.

Originally from India, Abhijit lives in London, United Kingdom, with his family. He holds an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay.

Kazuhiko Nakayama

Representative Director and Senior Executive Vice President

Kazuhiko Nakayama was appointed Representative Director and Senior Executive Vice President of NTT DATA Group Corporation in 2024.

He oversees Corporate Management, encompassing areas such as business and digital strategy, finance (serving as CFO), human resources (acting as CHRO), legal matters, risk management, procurement, public relations, and sustainability initiatives.

Beginning his journey with Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) in 1989, Kazuhiko swiftly shifted his expertise to business administration and financial affairs following NTT's reorganization in 1999. He has made significant contributions to NTT DOCOMO, NTT East, and NTT Communications, initiating from the core NTT holding entity. In 2023, he transitioned to NTT DATA Group Corporation. Before this move, Kazuhiko held the position of Senior Vice President & Head of Finance and Accounting at NTT.

Kazuhiko holds a master's degree in business administration from Harvard University, and a bachelor's degree in economics from The University of Tokyo.
NTT DATA, Inc. Board
Global Leadership