Penelope Prett joined Accenture in 1992 and became CIO in 2019. Along the way, she has developed keen insight into how to deliver IT value to a $43.2 billion global company with 500,000 employees, who are responsible for delivering IT value to their clients.
I spoke with Prett about her approach to leadership, the most impactful technologies of the day, how she forms and empowers her teams, and her advice for tomorrow’s CIOs.
What follows is a transcript of our conversation.
Martha Heller: How do you define your role as CIO of Accenture?