Jim Bailey

Jim Bailey


Group Executive Board

CEO, Americas Strategic Business Unit
Group Executive Board Member

Jim Bailey was appointed CEO of the Americas Strategic Business Unit on 2021. At this time, he also joined the Group Executive Board. 

Jim came to Capgemini from a thirty-year career at Accenture, where he was a Senior Managing Director and a founding member of the Accenture Digital leadership team. In this capacity, he was responsible for its mobility and internet-of-things practices globally, leading a team providing digital strategy, application services and embedded software, as well as digital platforms and industry vertical offerings. During this tenure, Jim was responsible for relationships with Apple, GE, Google, Intel and Microsoft.  He was also a member of Accenture’s Global Leadership Council providing overall senior leadership for the firm. 
Prior to this, Jim held a number of roles leading global, national and regional client teams. He has led complex client accounts and engagements in strategy, management consulting, technology consulting, application services and business process outsourcing across many industries. As a former Diamond Client Account Lead, Jim led client teams in the Banking, Communications, Insurance, Retail, Automotive and Travel industries. In addition to those industries, Jim also has deep client delivery experience in the Capital Markets, Consumer Goods and Manufacturing sectors.  Jim also helped establish Accenture’s Commercial Director function globally, leading corporate functions in finance, legal, human resources and account management. 
Jim is a graduate of Princeton University and lives in Atlanta. He has been a leadership volunteer with the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce, Atlanta Symphony and Woodruff Arts Center.