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, Ms. 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.
In addition to leading the Northeast region, Ms. O’Reilly also heads Accenture Growth & Strategy for North America. This includes expanding and accelerating the innovation capabilities Accenture brings to its clients to help them grow and transform in the digital economy. She is leading the charge to expand Accenture’s North America innovation infrastructure, talent and capabilities. Core to this strategy is the company’s investment in its network of Innovation Hubs in key markets. Under Ms. O’Reilly’s leadership, these innovation hubs are not only changing the way Accenture works with clients in the digital economy but also creating thousands of new jobs in key markets.
A 22-year Accenture veteran, Ms. 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, Ms. O’Reilly worked for A.T. Kearney and began her career in the telecommunications industry with Verizon Communications.
Ms. 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 is a member of the New York Economic Club. Previously she served on the boards of the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, The Barnes Foundation, the Corporate Board of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters (SEPA).
Ms. O’Reilly lives in the Philadelphia area with her husband and children.