Accenture’s youngest ever Global Leadership Council member leads the strategy and growth agenda for its fastest growing business. The $7.5billion unit Accenture Digital is expanding revenues 30% year-over-year and winning recognition for digital marketing and interactive services, business analytics, and mobility with clients like hospitality giant Marriott International and global payments leader Visa. Many believe Anand could be a poster child for the mantra “Work Hard, Play Hard.” Whether he's helping Silicon Valley companies remain at the forefront of digital transformation and innovation, or competing in some of California's toughest triathlons, Anand is a fierce competitor and resolute leader, continually pushing for high performance in work, and in play.
Anand is a 19-year veteran of Accenture, and is the managing director and Global Growth & Strategy lead for Accenture Digital. He has worked side-by-side with some of the world’s largest companies on priority initiatives that include developing and executing growth strategies, leading acquisitions, and driving new business creation opportunities and platforms. He helps senior leaders differentiate and lead their companies in a broad array of markets and segments and create new opportunities for growth and technological advancement.
Anand holds a bachelor degree in economics and a master of business administration degree from Case Western Reserve University, where he received the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2014, recognizing alumni or alumnae who have made distinguished and outstanding contributions to his or her profession or field of interest. In his leisure time, Anand competes in triathlons, enjoys helicopter skiing, and spends time traveling and exploring the world with his family.
Fortune Magazine has named Anand Swaminathan to the 2015 40 under 40 list of most influential young people in business.