Analyst Profile

Hiroko Aoyama

Hiroko Aoyama

Principal Research Analyst

13 years at Gartner ,  14 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Hiroko Aoyama is an Analyst in the IT Infrastructure and Security group, focusing on Japan server market and enterprise infrastructure, including open-source software (Linux).

Areas of Coverage

  • Emerging Trends & Technologies
  • Servers & Storage
  • Open Source

Hiroko Aoyama's Recent Gartner Activity

Latest Research


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)
MEd, Education/Psychology (MEd)
Research in Psychology at Waseda University