Yasuki Okai

Executive Fellow, Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.


With the arrival of a truly digital society, we’re moving to an era of using IT to create new business models. NRI helps our clients transform into digital companies equipped to thrive in the new era.
Throughout my career my focus has been on the research and strategy behind NRI’s leading products and services by connecting consulting and IT. I have worked on projects across the world to help financial institutions spur innovation and the whole industry move forward.

Responsibilities at NRI and its Affiliates
2018-PresentExecutive Fellow, NRI
2011-2018 Senior Managing Director, NRI
2015-2018 President Nomura Research Institute Holdings America, Inc.
2014-2015 Division Manager Financial Technology Solution Division, NRI
2011-2014 Deputy Division Manager Financial Technology Solution Division, NRI
2010-2011 Head of Financial Technology & Market Research Division and Investment Information Systems Business Department, NRI
2002-2010 General Manager Financial Knowledge Research Department, NRI
1996-2002 Quantitative Analyst Advanced Social Systems Department, NRI
1993-1996 Quantitative Analyst NRI Europe Ltd, London, UK
1988-1993 Quantitative Analyst NRI


COVID-19 pandemic accelerates "Paradigm Shift" in Japanese financial industry

Recorded Session



December 07, 2020 at 11:30AM - 12:15PM JST