Ben BrownSenior Manager at Accenture
Ben Brown is a Senior Manager within Accenture’s Financial Services operating group, which serves clients in the banking, capital markets and insurance industries. He is a leader within the company’s Payments practice and is responsible for Accenture’s portfolio of hypergrowth financial technology clients in the Western U.S.
Ben has advised nearly 100 companies around the world on innovative strategies, business models and change programs. These projects are often driven by market leaders going through digital reinvention and new entrants experiencing breakout growth. Ben’s clients include some of the world’s leading banks and financial technology companies, global software/platform giants, private equity investors, and venture capital-backed startups.
Ben joined Accenture in 2017 through their acquisition of First Annapolis, a strategy consulting boutique focused on electronic payments. Ben helped to establish and grow First Annapolis’s European office in Amsterdam from 2011 to 2014 before moving to San Francisco to support financial technology innovators.
In addition to working with early-stage companies as a consultant and advisor to multiple startup incubators, Ben experimented with his own startups in 2008 and 2014.
Ben has degrees in finance and operations management from the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business.