Neha is Accenture Security’s Growth and Strategy lead, with responsibility for driving growth of the global cybersecurity business through strategic investments, acquisitions and innovation programs. Neha also oversees the Security Innovation Organization, which harvests new technology ideas from across the practice and invests in partnership with clients to build them out at scale.
In her previous role, Neha established and led the Innovation Organization at Accenture Security. She led professionals around the globe who built innovative cybersecurity solutions and ways of working. Her team produced solutions, many of which were patented, that leverage robotics, artificial intelligence, DevOps, data analytics and machine-learning technologies to help make Accenture’s clients more secure. Previously, Neha served as Managing Director of Accenture’s global Digital Identity business and delivered complex technology projects for large clients across industries in the United States and Europe.
Neha has a proven track record of almost 2 decades of experience in the security industry. She has authored numerous industry articles, co-authored a book on innovation in identity and access management and is a frequent speaker on topics including cybersecurity, innovation, and leadership. Neha is a Fortune Connect Fellow and serves on the Board of New York Institute of Technology’s Women’s Technology Council.
Neha is passionate about advancing women’s initiatives, especially in technology, as she believes women need to see women like themselves leading. Neha was honored as the Business Role Model of 2020 by Women in IT Awards New York and the recipient of the 2019 Women of Influence Award for Private Solutions Partner by Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy.