Brian Whipple is committed to cultivating big ideas and delivering real business results – passions he applies every day driving Accenture Interactive’s rapid global growth. As the head of Accenture Interactive, he is laser-focused on creating the best customer experiences on the planet for Fortune 500 brands. His achievements have been recognized by Ad Age, which named Accenture Interactive the world’s largest digital network three years in a row, by Digiday, which included Brian as a 2018 Changemaker, and by Adweek, which included Brian on its 2017 and 2018 Power List (advancing from #85 to #66 in one year).
Brian has led Accenture Interactive's disruption of the traditional agency landscape by creating a new service model that combines the capabilities of a creative agency, business consultancy and technology powerhouse. He continues to build Accenture Interactive's business every day, working with clients around the world and expanding its global footprint through acquisitions of companies like Fjord, Karmarama, The Monkeys, MXM and Rothco. He regularly speaks with clients, analysts and reporters on the importance of experience transformation and the value of bringing together unique company cultures to drive innovation. He is frequently quoted in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fast Company, Ad Age, CMO.com, Business Insider, Digiday and Adweek.
After starting his career at Accenture with ten years of strategy and consulting experience, he went on to hold senior leadership roles in technology, marketing and advertising businesses and returned to Accenture in 2010. Brian holds an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, where he also earned his Bachelor of Science.
Outside of the office, Brian plays the role of father, surfer, traveler, fisherman and avid Duke basketball and Redskins football fan.