Technology Speaker Paul Daugherty

Paul Daugherty

Accenture’s Group Chief Executive – Technology & Chief Technology Officer. Bestselling Author & Futurist

Speaker Paul Daugherty doesn’t just consult major corporations on putting innovation at the heart of their operations: he does it himself. As Accenture’s CTO, Daugherty has consistently introduced disruptive technologies to the world’s leading consultancy firm. As a result, Accenture’s clients get proven, actionable advice from a company that walks the walk. Organizations seek out Daugherty as a speaker for his expertise and insights on driving innovation in a rapidly evolving technological landscape.

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    Paul Daugherty biography

    Futurist, author, and technology speaker Paul Daugherty is among the most innovative executives in modern tech. A passionate and entertaining public speaker, Paul Daugherty shares insights gleaned from a career of brilliant ingenuity and constant innovation.

    Paul Daugherty is consulting giant Accenture’s Group Chief Executive for Technology, and its Chief Technology Officer. He helps Accenture’s clients innovate at scale by doing the same for his own firm, directing its overall technology strategy. He also oversees Accenture’s R&D efforts, its tech-related ventures, and its role in the broader tech ecosystem.

    While building a culture of constant innovation, Daugherty launched Accenture’s first cloud, SaaS, big data, and open-source businesses. He launched pioneering AI and blockchain initiatives, and has developed and scaled extended reality and quantum computing businesses. As a result, Accenture has proven to be a model for the kind of guidance its clients seek.

    Daugherty’s writing appears in The Financial Times, the Economist, the Harvard Business Review, and other distinguished publications. He also co-authored the groundbreaking 2018 book, Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of AI. In it, Daugherty argues that wholescale, often disruptive, adoption of AI throughout an organization is good business. Human + Machine has been translated into six languages.

    Retail Week has named Daugherty to its Tech 100, which counts the most influential leaders building the future of commerce. Adweek recognized him with its FASPE Award for Ethical Leadership, noting Accenture’s use of “cutting-edge tech guided by hard-won insights to blaze new trails.” The Institute for Women’s Leadership honored him with an award for his work toward advancing workplace diversity.

    Paul Daugherty Speaking Videos

    Paul Daugherty - Human + Machine
    Tech Vision 2020: Paul Daugherty

    Paul Daugherty Keynote Topics

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming businesses in the 21st century and those that understand how to harness it can experience significant growth. In their book Human + Machine, Accenture leaders Paul Daugherty and H. James Wilson presented new research and stories from over 1,500 organizations to show how companies are using AI to innovate and improve profitability. In this talk, Paul will discuss the transformation of business processes within an organization through the collaboration of humans and machines, enabling companies to adapt or completely reimagine their work processes. He'll also describe six new types of hybrid human + machine roles that every company must develop and provide a leader's guide with the five crucial principles for becoming an AI-fueled business. This thought-provoving talk offers a management playbook for success in the age of AI.

    In this talk, Paul Daugherty, Accenture's Chief Technology Officer, will explore how digital transformation gives companies unique capabilities while also increasing expectations. He will discuss how businesses can stand out in a landscape where every company is investing in digital technologies and highlight five trends that will shape the "post-digital" future.

    In his talk, Paul Daugherty, Accenture's Chief Technology Officer, discusses the future of work in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the shift to remote work. He presents the latest trends in business innovation and investing in new technologies that will create new roles for people rather than simply replacing them with machines. Daugherty shares his insights on how the working environment is likely to evolve in the future and the role that technology will play in shaping it.

    In this talk, Paul Daugherty, Accenture's Chief Technology Officer, discusses the qualities that successful post-digital organizations must possess in order to thrive in the modern business landscape. He emphasizes the importance of embracing artificial intelligence, leveraging personalization, empowering workers with amplified capabilities, and using customization and real-time delivery as a competitive advantage. Daugherty believes that in today's digital world, companies that are not fully digital will face significant challenges in the future. He offers insights and strategies on how organizations can adapt and succeed in the post-digital era.

    In this keynote speech, Paul Daugherty, Accenture's Chief Technology Officer, explores the significant impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on various aspects of modern life, including business, society, politics, economics, governance, customer experience, and ethics. He discusses the role of AI in business and provides practical advice for senior leaders on how to innovate with this transformative technology. Daugherty offers insights and strategies on how organizations can leverage AI to drive innovation and growth in the digital age.

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