Julie Sweet is Accenture's 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. Prior to assuming her current position in June 2015, she served as general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer. Ms. Sweet is a member of the executive committee of the Business Roundtable and chairs its Technology, Internet & Innovation Committee. She also serves on the executive council of TechNet, and is on the board of directors of the Bipartisan Policy Center, Catalyst and the National Center for Children and Families. In 2016, she was named to Fortune's list of "Most Powerful Women."
Prior to joining Accenture in 2010, Ms. Sweet was, for 10 years, 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 a Juris Doctor degree from Columbia Law School.