Paul Daugherty is Accenture’s chief technology & innovation officer. Mr. Daugherty oversees Accenture’s overall technology strategy, research and development, and ecosystem relationships, and is responsible for developing Accenture’s business in emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Cloud, and Blockchain. Mr. Daugherty also serves as chairman of the board of directors of Avanade, a global IT services provider. He is on the board of directors of GirlsWhoCode and the Computer History Museum, and on the Computer Science and Engineering advisory board for the University of Michigan. Mr. Daugherty has been named to Adweek 50 2017, selected as a LinkedIn Top Voice for 2017 and named Computerworld's Premier 100 Technology Leaders for 2017. Among his other achievements, Paul has been recognized by the Institute for Women’s Leadership with the “Guys Who Get It Award” and honored with Irish America Magazine Business 100 Award. Mr. Daugherty is on Business Transformation 150 which identifies the world’s most influential executives in business. Paul is co-author of Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence [amazon.com], a management guide to Artificial Intelligence, to be published by Harvard Press in early 2018.