Makoto Otani

Head of Private Enterprise, KPMG Japan/Head of Family business, KPMG Japan/Head of Trading House, Partner, KPMG Consulting

KPMG Consulting Co., Ltd.

Mr. Otani has been an engineer, solution sales, business transformation consultant, and client partner at a major global IT firm. He moved to KPMG in 2013. From 2016 for 3 years, he was an expat to KPMG U.S. to represent Japanese companies in North America, returning to Japan in 2019 to assume his current position. He has been leading the trading company industry on topics such as corporate department business transformation and digital transformation (DX), time-series forecasting using machine learning, human resource and organizational transformation, cybersecurity, and corporate governance.

Responsible domain: Management consulting, risk consulting, Trading house and conglomerates, startup, family business

  • Advisory
  • Conglomerates and Trading Companies
  • Industrial Manufacturing