Analyst Profile

Hiroko Aoyama

Hiroko Aoyama

Sr Principal Analyst

17 years at Gartner,  19 years industry experience

Location:  Japan  | Language(s):  English, Japanese

Roles and Responsibilities

Hiroko Aoyama is a Senior Principal Analyst in the IT Infrastructure and Security group, focusing on Japanese enterprise infrastructure. Ms. Aoyama provides advice related to Integrated systems and HCI trends, including open-source software such as containers in infrastructure area in addition to compute/server products in Japan.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Aoyama worked as a Chief Researcher at the National Institute of Mental Health Center of Neology and Psychiatry, concentrating on Social Psychiatry, and played a key role in the research with several institutions such as the National Space Development Agency of Japan and the National Institute of Polar Research. She has also worked for a Japanese software vendor as a system engineer and developed and maintained its information system including web, DBMS and several key open technologies.

Professional Background

  • Aplix Corporation, System Engineer, 2 years
  • National Institute of Mental Health in Japan, Chief Researcher, 3 years


  • B.A., Liberal Arts, International Christian University (ICU)
  • M.Ed., Education/Psychology
  • Research, Psychology, Waseda University