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Jessica Long is a Managing Director at Accenture with more than 14 years of national and international experience in strategy and information communications technology (ICT) within the corporate, government, and development sectors. Long is on the leadership team of Accenture Development Partnerships, a nonprofit group that provides business and technology services to the international development sector.
Within Accenture Development Partnerships, Long leads teams in Africa, the Americas, and globally. She has led transformation and development projects for international NGOs, governments and multi-national donors, with a focus on innovation, information technology, and growth strategy.
Prior to working with Accenture Development Partnerships, Long worked in Accenture’s strategy practice, leading IT strategy and transformation engagements with large government, healthcare, and pharmaceutical companies. Before joining Accenture, Long worked in the United States Senate as a constituent advocate.
Long has received several awards at Accenture, including the Inspiring Leader Award, Innovation Award, and Inventor’s Award. She regularly speaks at local and global conferences on the topics of IT-enabled transformation, cross-sector partnering, and innovation for development. Additionally, Long teaches several times a year at Accenture Strategy College in St. Charles, Ill.