Analyst Profile

Kiyomi Yamada

Kiyomi Yamada

Sr Principal Analyst

24 years at Gartner,  24 years industry experience

Location:  Santa Clara, CA USA  | Language(s):  English, Japanese

Roles and Responsibilities

Kiyomi Yamada is a Sr. Principal Analyst at Gartner, where she is part of the Quantitative Innovation group, focusing on the server and the integrated system market. Ms. Yamada produces strategic and quantitative research targeted at data center infrastructure providers and investment communities. She researches emerging trends in data centers, including hardware as a service, consumption-based pricing (CBP), cloud computing, hyperconverged infrastructure, hyperscale and ODM servers, and IoT/edge computing. She is the lead for server forecast and also covers several quarterly statistics, including servers, integrated systems and SMB markets.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Yamada was a marketing and market research specialist in the magazine division at Recruit, a Tokyo publishing company.

Professional Background

  • Recruit (Japan), Associate Market Research Manager, 5 years


  • B.A., Sociology, Nihon University, Tokyo
  • M.S., Mass Communications, San Jose State University, California