Global Security Research and Development Lead

Lisa O Connor

Security Managing Director

Washington DC Labs

Lisa is a Managing Director of the Accenture Technology Labs.

Lisa is an Executive in the Accenture Security Practice who leads our Global Security Research and Development for Accenture Technology Labs.  She joins the Lab from our consulting Financial Services North America, where she led our security efforts in Banking and Payments. She has over 28 years of information security experience, with over 16 years focused in financial services and over seven years as an active member of the Financial Services Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council.  Her experience includes five years at Fannie Mae leading Information Security Governance, seven years leading national security consulting practices at Predictive Systems (INS), Guardent (Verisign), four years PriceWaterhouseCoopers and nine years the National Security Agency.  Her work at the National Security Agency included assignments to the White House Communications Agency and to the Surveys and Investigations Staff of the House Appropriations Committee.

Lisa is recognized by ISC2 as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and by the NSA as an INFOSEC Analyst and a Cryptologic Engineer.


  • MS in Engineering Administration, George Washington University
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University