Senior Managing Director — Global Retail
Jill Standish is the Senior Managing Director for Accenture’s Global Retail Consulting Practice. In this role, she is responsible for the overall vision, thought leadership, and strategy. Key elements of the role include defining the portfolio of clients, offerings, and strategic alliances with software providers, as well as the makeup of the talent in order to serve the retail industry globally.
Jill has over 20 years of experience with previous leadership positions in sales, marketing and consulting in retail. Prior to joining Accenture, she was Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Retail Business Unit at Oracle, responsible for the full P&L and go-to-market for the retail portfolio of solutions. Before that, Jill spent much of her career at IBM in various leadership positions. She was the Vice President and Global Leader for IBM’s Global Business Services retail consulting practice, responsible for the vision, strategy and financial growth of the retail business and also held the role of Vice President, Retail Store Solutions.
In 2017, Jill was named by Retail Leader as one of the industries “Women to Watch in Retail”. She was honored by Women’s Wear Daily as being among the 2017 Women Leaders in Business. She was also named by Consulting Magazine as one of their Top 25 Consultants for her vision and strategy in the retail industry. Jill has been quoted and regularly publishes thought leadership in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Chain Store Age, and Stores Magazine.
Jill serves on the Board of Directors for the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) as well as the Advisory Board for CFDA in New York City.
She holds a BBA in Marketing from the University of Massachusetts, graduating Suma Cum Laude.