Analyst Profile

Kimihiko Iijima

Kimihiko Iijima

Research Director

20 years at Gartner ,  38 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Kimihiko Iijima is a Research Director in Gartner Research. Mr. Iijima's research focus is currently on application architecture (e.g., service-oriented architecture, microservices, event-driven architecture) and application infrastructure technologies, such as application platform, cloud-enabled application platform, IoT and application integration suites, iPaaS, API management and IoT integration.

Areas of Coverage

  • Application Development & Integration


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Iijima built his career as a system engineer, project manager, IT infrastructure designer/architect and enterprise management technology standard designer at the corporate level and project level, in the heterogeneous distributed environment, including legacy environment.

Professional Background

ENICOM, Infrastructure Architect, Technology Standard Development, 9 years
Hitachi Zosen Systems (HZS), System Engineer, 9 years


B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Doshisha University