Analyst Profile

Nagayoshi Nakano

Nagayoshi Nakano

Research VP

33 years at Gartner ,  32 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Nagayoshi Nakano is a Research Vice President in Gartner's Internet of Things (IoT) Center of Excellence, responsible for the research areas of smart city and IoT technology trends in the context of smart city in Japan and Asia/Pacific. He analyzes the market/technology/industry trends, business models and vendor business strategies of smart city and IoT through intensively researching global use cases in sectors such as smart transportation, medical/healthcare and utilities (including deregulation trends of the electricity market), as well as buildings. He also provides the global view on smart city and the IoT technology trends, working as a member of global teams on smart ecosystems and the IoT Center of Excellence. Before joining the IoT Center of Excellence, he worked as an analyst of semiconductors (in charge of applications), personal computers (in charge of Japan and Asia/Pacific markets) and IT demand research (in charge of environmental sustainability).

Areas of Coverage

  • Emerging Trends & Technologies
  • Government


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Nakano worked as an associate editor for the Journal of Electronics and Engineering in the international division.

Professional Background

Journal of Electronics and Engineering, Associate Editor, 6 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Vice President, Doshisha University Committee of the International Association of Students in Economics and Commerce (AIESEC)


B.A., English Linguistics, Doshisha University