Janet Foutty is an accomplished senior business leader, technologist, author, and frequent public speaker. She spent over 30 years at Deloitte during which she was elected by the partnership to serve as Executive Chair of the Board of Deloitte US (2019-2023). Previously, she served as Chair and CEO of Deloitte Consulting LLP.
As Chair, Janet focused on critical matters of strategy, risk management, and talent. While CEO of Deloitte Consulting, Janet led the digital transformation and growth of the business through significant investments in digital, artificial intelligence, and cloud. Throughout her career at Deloitte, Janet led numerous practices, including technology and government.
Janet regularly communicates with executive-level audiences about the changing business landscape, leadership, corporate governance, crisis resiliency, equity, technology disruption, and the importance of creativity in business. She has been published in top-tier business publications including Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, Forbes, and The Wall Street Journal. And, recognized for her leadership by Fortune, Crain’s, Chicago Magazine, and New York Moves Magazine.
Janet is a passionate advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion; women in technology; the imperative for diversity in the boardroom; and the need for STEM education. She founded women in technology groups in India and the United States which have seen continual growth and commitment for over a decade.
Throughout her career, Janet has served on several not-for-profit boards. She currently serves as chair of Bright Pink, a nonprofit dedicated to young women’s health; and board member of The Chicago Network. She also serves on NYU Stern’s Tech advisory council and Indiana University Kelley School of Business Dean’s Council. She has previously served on the board of Catalyst, the Council on Competitiveness, and the Millstein Center for Corporate Governance at Columbia Law School; and served as chair of the National Semiconductor Technology Center Selection Committee.
Janet holds a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University and a Master of Business Administration in finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. She is an inductee of the Kelley School of Business Academy of Alumni Fellows.