Market Unit Lead – US Midwest
Shiv Iyer is Accenture’s market unit lead for the US Midwest and is responsible for clients, people, offices, community involvement and financial performance across the Midwest. He has strategic responsibility for integrating Accenture’s services to tackle and solve our clients’ most complex problems. Leading more than 11,000 people in the Midwest—spanning Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin—Shiv focuses on delivering continuous innovation to clients, attracting and retaining top talent and strengthening Accenture’s impact in local communities. He is a member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee and the North America Leadership Team.
Shiv also serves as the Client Account Lead for a global consumer products company, where he leads several digital transformation initiatives. Previously, as Accenture’s Midwest Strategy & Consulting lead, he was responsible for overseeing the company’s Strategy, Consulting and Data and Analytics practices. Prior to that, he co-led the creation of Accenture’s Competitive Agility center of excellence and led Accenture’s Consumer Products, Retail and Life Sciences consulting practices for North America.
Shiv brings his client-centric, diverse skill set and passion for continuous learning and building great teams to his work in the C-suite. Throughout his career, Shiv has advised global corporations in more than 20 countries on digital transformation, go-to-market strategies, large-scale operating model and cost transformations.
A regular contributor to the Consumer Brand Association, Shiv convenes conversations with CEOs and influencers from around the world and across industries. He began his consulting career at A.T. Kearney, where he spent a decade progressing to various leadership roles and joined Accenture in 2010 as a Managing Director. He serves on the Chicago board of Pratham USA, an organization whose mission is to ensure that every child is in school and learning well.
Shiv earned both his bachelor’s degree in instrumentation engineering and his master’s degree in management sciences at the University of Mumbai; he earned an MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.