The Cybersecurity Confidence Conundrum

Omar Abbosh, Chief Strategy Officer, Accenture questions how protected corporations really are. Abbosh shares learning from executives around the world with insights about how to bridge the gap between the Boards and the Professionals.’

New York 2016
Omar Abbosh
Chief Strategy Officer
Accenture
Omar Abbosh is Accenture’s Chief Strategy Officer. He is responsible for leading the Growth & Strategy organization and overseeing all aspects of the company’s strategy. In this role, Mr. Abbosh has management responsibility for Accenture’s industry
programs and investments, the Accenture Institute for High Performance, Accenture Research and the company’s innovation programs. In addition, he is responsible for the company’s corporate citizenship initiatives, including Skills to Succeed. He is also a member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee.
Prior to this, Mr. Abbosh was Senior Managing Director, Growth & Strategy for the Resources operating group, and was responsible for several of Accenture’s industry business services. Prior to that, he was Managing Director of Accenture’s Resources business in
the UK and Ireland. Mr. Abbosh has expertise in advising client executives on major strategic issues for their businesses, as well as on organization design, operating model transformation,
leadership development, mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Abbosh joined Accenture in 1989 and became a partner in 2000. He holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from Cambridge University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from INSEAD.