Author Profile

Kaoru Yano

Kaoru Yano

Sr Director Analyst

7 years at Gartner,  23 years' experience

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

Roles and Responsibilities

Kaoru Yano is a Director Analyst in Gartner's Research and Advisory, focusing on security market and technology trend in Japan, such as Incident Response, BCP and Crisis Management, Security Operation, Security Awareness Program, Insider Risk Management, Identity and Access Management, Data Protection and Risk Management.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Yano 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 architecture design and security operation planning.

Professional Background

  • PwC Consulting, Senior Manager, Cybersecurity and Technology, 3 years
  • RSA, Solution Marketing Manager, Business Development, 5 years


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