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Accenture names managing director

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Accenture announced the appointment of industry veteran and cybersecurity expert Anup Ghosh as managing director of Accenture Security.

Most recently, Ghosh was founder and CEO at Invincea Inc., a Virginia-based machine learning cybersecurity company, until Invincea was acquired by Sophos in March 2017. Prior to founding Invincea, he was a program manager at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), where he created and managed an extensive portfolio of cybersecurity programs.

Earlier in his career, Ghosh held roles as chief scientist in the Center for Secure Information Systems at George Mason University and as vice president of research at Cigital Inc. He has served as a member of the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board and the Naval Studies Board, informing the future of American cyber defenses.

Arlington-based Accenture is a global professional services company whose clients include more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500.

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