Ellyn Shook
Full Name
Ellyn Shook
Job Title
Chief Leadership & Human Resources Officer
Speaker Bio
Ellyn Shook is Accenture’s chief leadership & human resources officer, responsible for helping the 742,000 people of Accenture succeed both professionally and personally. Her global team of HR leaders is re-imagining leadership and talent practices to create the most truly human work environment in the digital age, fueling Accenture’s ability to live its purpose: to deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity. 

A member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee and Investment Committee, Ellyn is a strong advocate for inclusion and diversity and Accenture has been widely recognized externally as an employer of choice and for their equality efforts. As an author on the topics of future of work, inclusion and diversity and responsible leadership, Ellyn frequently advises Accenture’s clients on these topics and on leading large-scale transformational change based on the talent and culture transformation she’s led at Accenture.

Ellyn is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shaper Community Foundation Board and serves on the board of directors of BRP Group, Paradigm for Parity and the HR Policy Association. She also serves as the program chair of the Peer Roundtable for CHROs, is vice chair for the Center on Executive Compensation and is active in HR50. Ellyn is a Fellow in the National Academy of Human Resources and serves on their board of directors. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University.