Managing Director, Corporate Citizenship Strategy and Innovation, AccentureNorth America
Lisa Neuberger Fernandez is a Managing Director at Accenture. Leading Strategy and Innovation for Corporate Citizenship, she oversees global, cross-functional teams and networks to innovate with emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, extended reality and blockchain to improve outcomes of community investments and to publish actionable insights for clients and workforce practitioners with original research such as New Skills Now.
A proven social innovator, Lisa has a track record of managing teams to launch new models – such as a nonprofit consulting org (www.newsector.org) spun out of Accenture in 2001, a patented Public Service Value ROI model that sparked a new consulting practice and think tank in 2005, and the Sustainability Services practice for Communications and High-Tech clients at Accenture in 2007. She started her career as an Accenture strategy consultant with ten years of experience driving performance for clients across public, private and nonprofit sectors.
Lisa gained public sector experience at the White House, the U.S. Senate, and the OECD, and currently serves on advisory groups to Accenture Labs, Upwardly Global, REDF, and Save the Children. She has graduate degrees from Wharton Business School and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
Access to teams at the cutting edge of solving the workforce challenge of the digital age for disadvantaged groups