Michael R. Sutcliff
Group Chief Executive – Accenture Digital
Mike Sutcliff is group chief executive of Accenture Digital. In this role, Mike helps clients create or react to digital disruption across industries around the world. His responsibilities include Accenture Interactive, Accenture Applied Intelligence, and Accenture Industry X.0 businesses and the digital technology delivery teams to support their work. He builds teams capable of applying digital platforms, technologies and techniques to imagine and deliver better experiences and more profitable business models. He is also a member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee.
Mike played a key role in the launch of Accenture Digital in 2013 and continues to lead its evolution. Under his leadership, Accenture’s revenue for digital-related services has grown to US$18 billion. Accenture was listed as a leader in the IDC MarketScape, “Worldwide Digital Transformation Consulting and Systems Integration 2017 Vendor Assessment.” Also, Ad Age named Accenture Interactive the largest digital network worldwide in its 2018 agency report.
Prior to assuming the role as Accenture Digital’s group chief executive in 2013, Mike was senior managing director of Accenture’s Financial Services business in North America, with broad responsibility for the group’s strategy, client relationships and financial performance. Between 2002 and 2005, he created the New Businesses team at Accenture. Prior to 2002, he led Accenture’s Global Finance & Performance Management global service line.
Mike is a thought leader in digital transformation topics providing insights with business and technology media such as Forbes, Financial Times, Huffington Post, CIO Magazine, CIO Insight, CXO Talk, ZDNet, Expansion and Baseline Magazine. His areas of expertise include digital marketing, experience design, commerce and content solutions, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence, mobile applications, the Internet of Things, blockchain, artificial and augmented reality, smart products and smart manufacturing.
Mike joined Accenture in 1987 and was named partner in 1999. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical/computer engineering and a Master of Science degree in business from the Georgia Institute of Technology.