Kathleen O’Reilly is a senior managing director at Accenture responsible for leading the company’s business in its US Northeast region, which covers 11 states—Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and West Virginia.
In her role as senior managing director‒US Northeast, O’Reilly focuses on bringing innovation to clients, attracting top talent and strengthening the company’s impact in its local communities. She also serves on Accenture’s North America Leadership Team and Global Leadership Council.
An 18-year Accenture veteran, O’Reilly has served in a variety of leadership roles in the company’s Communications, Media & Technology (CMT) practice, which serves the communications, electronics, high technology, media and entertainment industries. Before being appointed to her current role in December 2016, she served as senior managing director for CMT within Accenture Strategy, where she focused on helping clients worldwide achieve high performance through profitable growth, accelerated innovation, organizational agility and operational excellence. She was also the Group Strategy and Operations Officer for Accenture North America. Before joining Accenture, Kathleen worked for A.T. Kearney and began her career in the telecommunications industry with Verizon Communications.
O’Reilly holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. She serves on the global board of Women in Cable and Telecommunications and the corporate board of the Philadelphia Museum of Art; previously she served on the boards of the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, The Barnes Foundation and Big Brothers Big Sisters (SEPA).
O’Reilly lives in the Philadelphia area with her husband and children.