Analyst Profile

Kaoru Yano

Kaoru Yano

Director Analyst

6 years at Gartner,  21 years industry experience

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

Roles and Responsibilities

Kaoru Yano is a Director Analyst in Gartner's Research and Advisory, focusing on Cloud Security, Identity and Access Management, Data Security, Security Operation, Risk Management, and Security Market in Japan.


Previous Experience

Ms. Yano has worked as a security professional for more than 10 years. Prior to joining Gartner, she supported many executives and CISOs as a security adviser at PwC Consulting and as a security technology professional at RSA. She also has held various project leadership role such as cybersecurity strategy planning, global security governance, and security operation design.

Professional Background

  • PwC Consulting, Cyber Security Consultant, Senior Manager, 3 years
  • RSA, Archer and GRC Specialist, 5 years


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and Administration, Hosei University, Tokyo