Toshiya Imai

Toshiya Imai


Toshiya Imai is a leading practitioner in telecom and technology strategies in North America, Europe and Asia for Strategy&, PwC's strategy consulting group. Based in Tokyo, he is a Partner with PwC Consulting LLC. He leads the Technology, Telecommunications, Media and entertainment practice in Tokyo.

He has built marketing strategies and helped develop products and launch new business for clients. Additionally, his over 25 years of experience include numerous projects to turn around portfolio companies of PE funds as well as to develop IT strategies, involving both Japanese and global companies in the financial services sector and public organizations such as Japanese government agencies.

His recent assignments in a broad array of industries include:

  • Software products and IT services
  • Computer and network equipment
  • Electronic components and devices
  • Telecommunications
  • Automotive
  • Life and P&C insurance
  • Retail and consumer products

Before joining Strategy&, Toshiya was a Partner and Co-Leader of the Telecom, Media & Technology Group in Japan at Bain & Company. Additionally, he was Vice President, Financial Service and Public Sector at SAP Japan, Vice President and Leader of the Communications, Media & Technology Practice in North Asia at Booz Allen Hamilton (Japan), and part of the Sales, Process Manufacturing Industry group at Fujitsu.

He holds a BA - International Economics from Keio University and an MBA, concentration in Finance and Marketing, from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.