Katrien Jacobs is a Managing Director at Accenture the Netherlands and responsible for the Technology portfolio within the “Products” industry segment comprised of Consumer Goods, Retail, Travel, and others. In her role she drives complex transformations to make clients embrace change, be prepared for the future, and stay ahead of the curve. Her specialties are within Cloud, DevOps, and innovation.
With her PhD in the domain of Augmented Reality (2007), she has been an early adopter of seeing the benefits to fuse digital and physical: a mixture of bits and atoms that is providing nowadays exponential growth in new products and opportunities for clients worldwide. Katrien gets energised by exploring the foundations of this new reality, driven by the current technology trends. She enjoys helping enterprises to take the steps needed to thrive in this new reality and bring true novelty to businesses and the world. At the same time, she is committed to creating a culture of equality and enabling women to thrive in tech without barriers.
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