Jenna O’Steen leads Accenture’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Sales and Business Development team. She is responsible for growth in support of DHS clients with a profound national security mission. She supports homeland security and federal law enforcement clients in dealing with new and emerging challenges posed by rapid changes in technology that impact their criminal justice and national security missions. She continually evaluates Accenture’s latest innovations and global delivery for relevant experience to DHS. She is passionate about working closely with clients to create and deliver solutions to meet complex mission needs.
O’Steen’s professional experience is rooted in management consulting, solutions architecture, and business development in support of the adoption of leading-edge technology in the federal government. She has led multi-disciplinary teams that includes management consultants, policy analysts, information technology (IT) specialists, and former government employees to collectively support the DHS, Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and other federal government agencies.
Prior to Accenture, she held senior management roles at Agilex Technologies and, before then, at Booz Allen Hamilton, delivering mission-centric solutions to DOJ and DHS.
In addition to her current role, O’Steen is the Co-Chair for the Accenture Federal Women’s Forum and a member of the Johns Hopkins Second Decade Society. Her educational background includes a Master of Arts (MA) in International Finance and Development from Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in International Studies from Johns Hopkins University. A native San Diegan with strong Italian-American heritage, she enjoys living in the community of Bloomingdale in Washington, DC.