About Eva

Eva Sage-Gavin is Senior Managing Director of Accenture’s Global Talent and Organization/Human Potential practice, responsible for helping clients harness digital technologies and evolve their workforces to innovate, unlock human potential, and drive transformation. She also plays a pivotal role in shaping the practice’s market strategy, including offerings and investments.

Sage-Gavin was recently recognized by National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) as one of the most influential leaders in corporate governance for making a significant impact in boardrooms. She has also been honored as a Top 100 HR Tech Influencer by HR Executive for shaping the world and future of HR Technology, and she is a William B. Groat Award recipient for lifetime achievement in Human Resources.

Prior to Accenture, Sage-Gavin served in C-suite roles and as Chief HR Officer (CHRO) at Gap, Inc., PepsiCo, Disney, and Sun Microsystems; and a Senior Advisor at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and to G100 companies, supporting CEOs, board directors, and CHROs.

As the first female member of multiple public technology company boards, Sage-Gavin served as Co-Chair of Women Corporate Directors, Bay Area chapter. She is also a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources, faculty and advisor for Santa Clara University’s Women Corporate Board Ready program.

Additionally, Sage-Gavin is executive in residence at Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations and guest lecturer at Stanford University Graduate School of Business. She holds a bachelor's degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

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