Analyst Profile

Yuko Adachi

Yuko Adachi

Distinguished VP Analyst

22 years at Gartner ,  22 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Yuko Adachi is a distinguished VP, Analyst and Gartner Fellow, where she covers CIO leadership, IT workforce planning, IT organization/talent development and culture change. She has been helping CIOs to develop talent strategies, build talent development programs and promote culture change, with a holistic view of technology and sourcing trends as well as unique local culture and customs in different countries. She also facilitates workshops for CIOs and other leaders for leadership development and culture change.

Areas of Coverage

  • Outsourcing & IT Services


Previous Experience

In her previous position with Gartner, Ms. Adachi was a leading analyst for the sourcing, procurement and vendor management area. She delivered quality of research and advisory for CIOs and function leaders to make better decisions of insourcing and outsourcing. Before joining Gartner, she worked for a credit rating company in Tokyo. She is knowledgeable about the IT industry because of her intensive analytical work on electronics and the electronics industry.

Professional Background

Bausch & Lomb, Financial Analyst, 1 year
Mikuni & Co., Financial Analyst, 4 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Frequently quoted by large media in Japan, including Nikkei
Works as one of the five advisory members of Japanese government's future investment strategy committee.


B.A., Economics, Keio University, Japan
B.A., English, Tsuda College
M.A., University of Chicago



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