Tiffanny Gates is Senior Managing Director and National Security portfolio lead at Accenture Federal Services. Tiffanny leads teams of the industry’s top data scientists, software engineers and analysts who deliver disruptive, technology-enabled solutions - including AI/ML, cyber, cloud and information exploitation - for defense, intelligence, and law enforcement clients.
Gates joined Accenture Federal Services through the acquisition of Novetta where she was President and CEO from 2017 to 2021 during which she doubled both the company’s topline revenue and employee base. Under her leadership, Novetta pioneered innovative technologies in machine learning, data analytics, cyber, open source analytics, cloud engineering, DevSecOps and multi-intelligence analytics to advance critical federal missions. In 2021, Gates won WashingtonExec’s Pinnacle Award for Intelligence Industry Executive of the Year, an annual program highlighting successful executives fostering innovation for federal clients. In 2022, Tiffanny and her Novetta team were awarded the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Deal of the Year award in the over $1B category with its acquisition by Accenture Federal Services.
Prior to Novetta, Gates led cyber, software, and technology solutions divisions for Raytheon, Blackbird Technologies, and ManTech. She joined ManTech following the successful 2008 acquisition of Emerging Technologies Group, where she was President and CEO.
Earlier in her career, Tiffanny worked with the Naval Security Group and the National Security Agency. She served in the U.S. Navy as a Cryptologic Officer. She holds a Bachelor of Science from the United States Naval Academy.