Kathleen Tanner, Technology Managing Director at Accenture, brings over 30 years of technology and business integration experience. A 26-year Accenture veteran, Ms. Tanner has extensive experience in Global Technology Transformation and Operations, with a passion and focus on Leadership and Innovation.
During her Accenture career, Ms. Tanner has held several executive leadership positions working across multiple industries and domains including Financial Services, Utilities, Life Sciences, and Health and Public Services. As an electrical engineer, Ms. Tanner is adept at lateral thinking with a resolve on business outcomes in a dynamic environment. She is recognized as an innovative and authentic thought leader.
Ms. Tanner now leads Technology Cloud and Platform Delivery across all industries for the largest Technology Market Unit globally at Accenture. She remains passionate about helping clients many of whom are Fortune 500 accelerate their digital and cloud transformational journeys. Achievements include disruptive innovations, market growth, and substantial cost savings.
Ms. Tanner understands and builds on organizational design, culture, and structured governance to deliver outcome-based results in a sustainable manner. She is a Senior Elite Client Delivery Executive and Elite Quality Assurance Directory and serves as faculty for Accenture. She has served as contributing author for a 2014 USA Book Award Winner in the category of Best Business Book, Innovative Leaders Workbook for Implementing Analytics Programs, written by Maureen Metcalf and James Brenza.
Ms. Tanner was elected Working Mother of the Year by Working Mother magazine in 2011. She resides in the NY Metro area with her two daughters, Claire and Sarah as well as her mother Ann. She enjoys an active and sports-minded lifestyle with her girls, enjoys golf, skiing and is an avid college football, NY Mets and NY Giants fan.