Global Conference 2016
Julie Sweet is CEO for North America for Accenture and is responsible for leading the company's business in the U.S. and Canada. She is also a member of Accenture's global management committee. Previously, Sweet was general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer and a member of the global management committee. Earlier, she was a partner in the corporate department of the law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. Her duties included representing underwriters, private equity funds and corporate clients in public and private financings; advising on mergers and acquisitions; and providing general corporate counsel. Sweet is a member of the executive committee of the Business Roundtable and chairs its technology, Internet and innovation committee. She also serves on the boards of the National Center for Children and Families and the Bipartisan Policy Center. Sweet has a B.A. from Claremont McKenna College and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.