Paul Daugherty Chief Technology & Innovation Officer Accenture Paul Daugherty is Accenture’s chief technology & innovation officer. Mr. Daugherty oversees Accenture’s overall technology strategy, research and development, and ecosystem relationships, and is responsible for developing Accenture’s business in emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Cloud and Blockchain. Mr. Daugherty also serves as chairman of the board of directors of Avanade, a global IT services provider. He is on the board of directors of GirlsWhoCode and the Computer History Museum, as well as on the advisory boards for Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan and the Block Center for Technology and Society at Carnegie Mellon University Mr. Daugherty has been named to Adweek 50 2017, the prestigious recognition of top marketing, media and technology executives who, in Adweek’s words, are “using cutting-edge tech guided by hard-won insights to blaze new trails.” He is on Business Transformation 150 which identifies the world’s most influential executives across a spectrum of industries and was also named as Computerworld's Premier 100 Technology Leaders for 2017 for his extraordinary technology leadership. Mr. Daugherty was selected as a LinkedIn Top Voice for 2017. The Institute for Women’s Leadership has recognized Paul with the “Guys Who Get It Award” for business leaders who have supported diversity in the workplace and advancement of women, especially in the areas of technology and other STEM fields. Paul was also honored with the Irish America Magazine Business 100 Award. Paul is co-author of Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, a seminal book providing a much-needed management playbook for the business of AI, published by Harvard Press.