Managing Director Technology, Accenture, UAE
Asif is one of the key people behind the growth of Accenture in the Middle East and has helped build the Accenture technology business from scratch in the region. In his role as Managing Director, Technology, Accenture Middle East, Asif draws on his experience of more than 23 years in technology and operations across the globe and in multiple industries, especially in architecting and running large-scale transformation programmes. His expertise lies in helping companies harness the power of digital and leveraging intelligent automation to capture new sources of value.
Previously he was the Accenture Global Technology lead for one of the largest clients in the Accenture Financial Services practice. He also led Accenture’s technology outsourcing work for all Capital Markets clients in the UK. In addition, as the European Outsourced Testing Practice lead, he was responsible for ensuring Accenture had the right capabilities, resources, tools and offerings to its market leadership in this segment.
Asif who regularly appears in the media to share his views on artificial intelligence and other digital technologies has an MSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manchester. He is a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology.