Paul DaughertyChief Technology Officer Accenture
Paul Daugherty is Accenture’s chief technology officer and leads the company’s Technology Innovation & Ecosystem group. On September 1, 2014, he will join the company’s Global Management Committee. In addition to overseeing Accenture’s technology strategy, Paul has responsibility for driving innovation through R&D activities in Accenture’s Technology Labs; maximizing value from the fast-changing and dynamic technology ecosystem; and leveraging emerging technologies to bring the newest innovations to clients globally. He also leads the company’s highly skilled, certified technology architects, who apply new technologies and architectural foundations in building solutions for clients across industries. In addition, Paul is responsible for managing Accenture’s alliances, partnerships and senior-level relationships with leading and emerging technology companies, and runs Accenture’s CIO Council of more than 200 global CIOs.
Mr. Daugherty has a degree in computer engineering from the University of Michigan. He frequently speaks at conferences on industry and technology issues, and has published articles in a variety of publications. He serves on the Board of Directors for Avanade, and for Accenture Global Services Limited. He is Co-Chairman of the Advisory Board of the New York-based Academy of Information Technology, a non-profit organization that works with high schools to increase IT career opportunities for urban youths. He also serves on the CIO Advisory Board for NPower, a non-profit that provides IT services to advance the mission of non-profit organizations.
Mr. Daugherty is based in New York City, and lives in New Jersey with his wife and four children.