Chair of the Board | Deloitte
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Janet is chair of the board, Deloitte. She leads the board in providing governance and oversight on critical business matters for the firm including strategy, brand positioning, risk mitigation, talent development, and leadership succession. In addition, Janet is focused on elevating tech disruption and ethical implications, inclusive leadership, and broader ecosystem collaboration to board level issues. Janet is also a member of Deloitte’s Global Board of Directors.
Janet’s leadership experience includes most recently serving as chair and chief executive officer for Deloitte Consulting LLP where she led a $10B business comprised of over 50,000 professionals in helping Fortune 500 companies and government agencies translate complex issues into opportunity. She previously led Deloitte’s Federal practice dedicated to improving the efficacy and efficiency of US government agencies; as well as Deloitte Consulting’s technology practice, which achieved exponential growth through acquisitions and the launch of 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 workforce of the future, 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, Catalyst, a global nonprofit working to build more inclusive workplaces, and NYU Stern’s Tech MBA program. She is also on the executive committee for the Council on Competitiveness, and an inductee of the Kelley School of Business Academy of Alumni Fellows, Indiana University.
Inclusive leadership: An interview with Janet Foutty, chair of the board, Deloitte