A managing director with Accenture, Jeffrey Brashear has been helping clients for nearly 25 years use information technology as a source of innovation and competitive advantage. He is Accenture’s Financial Services North America Technology Strategy leader and a member of the Accenture Strategy North America Capital Markets leadership team. He focuses on digital strategy and technology driven innovation and leads Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy for Accenture. Prior to assuming these roles, Jeffrey had the opportunity to lead consulting practices internationally for several years, and was able to witness first-hand the broad transformative potential of technology in emerging markets. He is passionate about design thinking, disruptive innovation, and the potential of technology driven innovation to transform businesses, markets, societies, and governments. Jeffrey has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Chapman University.