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Rex Thexton

Managing Director and Global Practice Lead – Digital Identity

Overview

Rex is managing director and Global Practice lead for Accenture's Global Digital Identity business, including strategic advisory services, technology implementation and security outsourcing. He brings more than 15 years of deep experience in Identity and Access Management technologies.

Drawing on his highly-focused expertise and extensive experience, Rex spearheads Accenture’s most complex security engagements and thought leaderships in Digital Identity. Most notably, he is currently driving a massive transformational project for a global financial services institution as it re-platforms its entire global identity and access management infrastructure.

In his more than 25 years in technology services, Rex has been an exceptional practice leader, company founder and a trusted industry advisor. He helps solve the most complex management and technology challenges related to security, infrastructure and digital identity strategy for Accenture’s clients.

Prior to Accenture, Rex led PwC’s Identity and Access Management business for eight years. Before that, he was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Entology, which PwC acquired.

Rex is an ardent sports fan, with a special passion for football. He bases his mantra on Thomas Jefferson’s famous quote—“The harder I work the luckier I get.”


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