Pallavi Verma

2019 Duc Huang Founder's Award for Immigrant Success

Ms.Verma is the senior managing director for the Northeast coast region at Accenture. She is responsible for overseeing Accenture’s business operations, bringing innovation to clients, and strengthening Accenture’s impact on local communities in the Northeast. 

 

Since joining Accenture 31 years ago she has worked tirelessly to bring significant business growth to the company while being a dynamic and trusted leader. In her previous role as Senior Managing Director of the State, Provincial and Local Public Service practice in North America Ms. Verma used her technology expertise and commitment to innovation, quality and customer service to help transform public sector and higher education institutions by implementing complex systems.

 

Ms. Verma is the Vice President of the board of directors for the Accenture Foundation and serves on Accenture’s North American Leadership Team and Global Leadership Council. Additionally she is a board member with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Rush University Medical Center Orthopedics Leadership Committee and Democracy Prep Public Schools. She enjoys being a member of the Commercial Club of Chicago, Economic Club of Chicago, International Women’s Forum, and the Chicago Network.

 

Her work has been recognized for excellence many times by organizations such as the Chicago Tribune and Consulting magazine. Most recently Crain's Chicago Business recognized her as an innovator and leader by naming her to their list of “Tech 50 2018” and “25 Most Powerful Women in Business 2019”. 

 

She earned her bachelor’s degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and lives in Boston.