Chair and CEO, Deloitte Consulting
Janet Foutty is the chair and chief executive officer of Deloitte Consulting. As CEO, Janet leads a $9B business comprised of over 45,000 professionals helping Fortune 500 companies and government agencies translate complex issues into opportunity. She is also a member of Deloitte’s Global Board of Directors.
Janet has 27 years of leadership experience. Most recently, she led Deloitte’s federal practice dedicated to improving the efficacy and efficiency of U.S. government agencies. During her time in the role, the practice increased revenue growth and improved profitability despite a difficult market environment that included sequestration and a government shutdown. Prior to that, she led Deloitte Consulting LLP’s technology practice, which achieved exponential growth through several acquisitions and the launch of several businesses including Deloitte Digital. She has also held leadership roles on Deloitte client programs that span retail, technology, government, energy, and financial services industries.
Janet is a frequent author and popular public speaker and she regularly communicates with executive-level audiences about the changing business landscape, the C-suite of tomorrow, the multigenerational workforce, tech disruption, and leadership. She is a passionate advocate for inclusion in the workplace; women in technology; and the need for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. Janet has founded Women in Technology groups in India and the United States.
Janet holds a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University, and a Masters of Business Administration in finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. She currently serves on the boards for Bright Pink, a nonprofit dedicated to women’s health, and NYU Stern’s Tech MBA program. Janet is also an inductee of the Kelley School of Business Academy of Alumni Fellows, Indiana University and former Dean’s Council member. Janet’s former board memberships also include The Chicago Civic Alliance, The Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and The Chicago Metropolitan YWCA.
Janet strongly believes in maintaining a healthy work/life balance. Outside of her professional responsibilities, you will find Janet enjoying time with her husband and twins and engaging in fitness activities especially hiking, running, and spin.
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