Meet the Council members

Julie Sweet

Julie Sweet

CEO - North America


Julie Sweet is Chief Executive Officer – North America, responsible for leading Accenture’s business in the United States, the company’s largest market, and Canada. She is also a member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee. In North America, the company serves more than 70 percent of the Fortune 500.

A leader on issues including innovation, technology’s impact on business, and inclusion and diversity, Ms. Sweet serves on the Board of the Business Roundtable and chairs the Business Roundtable’s Technology Committee. Ms. Sweet serves on the Catalyst Board of Directors and is a member of the TechNet Executive Council. She also is the co-chair of the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders. In 2018, she was named to FORTUNE’s list of “Most Powerful Women” for the third consecutive year.

Prior to assuming her current position in 2015, Ms. Sweet served as Accenture’s general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer. Before joining Accenture in 2010, she was a partner in the Corporate department of the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.

Ms. Sweet holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Claremont McKenna College and holds a Juris Doctor degree from Columbia Law School. She is married and has two daughters.