CIO Advisory Lead
Accenture Federal Services
Dave McClure, Ph.D., is a leader of transformational IT initiatives at Accenture Federal Services. In this capacity, he oversees future-focused client projects that include cloud computing adoption, digital transformation, IT modernization, cloud security and creative customer-focused web design.
Before joining Accenture in 2017, McClure led the design and implementation of FedRAMP, the federal security authorization process for cloud computing products and services and the most significant security authorization process of its kind worldwide. He was a chief strategist of cybersecurity at Coalfire Federal/Veris Group, in which capacity he worked extensively with both government and commercial enterprises.
McClure’s long IT experience in both the public and private sectors includes executive stints at Gartner Group, the Council for Excellence in Government, the US General Services Administration and the US Government Accountability Office.
A University of Texas at Austin graduate, McClure has a Ph.D. in public policy from the University of North Texas. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, and is the Past Executive chair and current Executive Committee member of the Industry Advisory Council (IAC).