About Kelly

Kelly Bissell leads Accenture Security, where he oversees the full spectrum of security services including strategic consulting, cyber defense, digital identity, response and remediation services, and managed security services. He is a member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee.

Since joining Accenture in 2016, Kelly has played a key role in driving the growth of Accenture Security to an approximately $2.5 billion business as of fiscal 2019. With more than 25 years of security experience, Kelly specializes in breach incident response, identity management, privacy and data protection, secure software development, and cyber risk management.

Before joining Accenture, Kelly was a principal and global lead of the cyber risk services practice at Deloitte, where he spent 14 years. Earlier in his career, he held various senior IT strategy and engineering positions with Arthur Andersen, BellSouth and other corporations. Between 1999 and 2001, he was co-founder and chief information officer of MeritSpan Holdings, a B2B e-commerce portal.

Based in Atlanta, Kelly holds a bachelor’s degree from DeVry University and a master’s degree in business administration from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.

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