Anju Bhagat is a Managing Director leading Accenture’s Cloud First Networks business in North America. Accenture is a 710,000-person global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, offering Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. In her role, Anju collaborates with clients and ecosystem partners across all industries to ignite total enterprise transformation. During her 25 years with Accenture, she’s amassed a rich blend of experience that spans consulting, business development, practice development and large-scale program delivery, with a prior focus on the telecommunications industry.
Anju started her career journey at Accenture after graduating from UT Austin with a MS in Electrical Engineering. She began as a network engineer and consultant, specializing in network architecture and design and OSS/BSS systems development. Since then she has held numerous leadership positions across different parts of the business. Her contributions since have made an increasingly meaningful impact, for the company, her clients and the industry. Anju was responsible for creating Accenture’s Global Network Solutions Showcase and had a direct hand in launching Accenture’s Global Wireless Network Practice. From planning through launch, she’s orchestrated network deployments, in addition to back office and operations transformations, product development and launch. Her many successful engagements have resulted in significant cost savings and business improvements for valuable clients.
As a natural leader, both inside and out of work, Anju commits herself to furthering causes that are close to her heart. She is currently on the nominating committee of Dallas Regional Chamber’s Executive Women Roundtable and previously served on the Board of Bold Idea, a non-profit organization that focuses on bringing Computer Science Education to underserved schools in her Dallas, TX community. Anju is passionate about encouraging young women to pursue their career dreams and has participated in many mentorship programs.