Steven Suzuki is the head of Asian operations at Aite Group, focusing on business development in Asia. Mr. Suzuki brings to Aite Group over 20 years of experience in the Japanese financial services and information technology industries through Aite Group's acquisition of Solution Services Inc.
Mr. Suzuki founded Solution Services in New York in 2005. Based on a deep understanding of U.S. and Japanese financial industries, business practices, and culture, Solution Services provided unique research and consulting services on American business trends to Japanese clients, including major brokerage houses and large system-integration/communications companies. Prior to that, Mr. Suzuki worked in various management and business development positions at Nomura Research Institute (in Tokyo, London, and the San Francisco Bay Area) and CSK Software (formerly Micrognosys, in New York City). He started his career as a sales representative at IBM Japan.
Mr. Suzuki holds a B.A. in economics from Hitostubashi University and is fluent in Japanese.