Accenture Plans New Tech Center to Support Federal Clients; John Goodman Quoted

Accenture Plans New Tech Center to Support Federal Clients; John Goodman Quoted
John Goodman

The federal subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced it will establish a center in St. Louis to provide digital, cloud, automation, artificial intelligence and cyber technology support to customer agencies, the company announced Tuesday.

“The region’s skilled talent, vibrant technology ecosystem and strong commitment to collaboration between government, civic, business, academic and community partners make St. Louis the ideal location for our new Advanced Technology Center. We are thrilled to provide our people and new hires a great place to do work that matters by expanding our operations in this area,” said John Goodman, CEO of Accenture Federal Services and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

The AFS Advanced Technology Center is expected to bring up to 1,400 new technology jobs to the St. Louis area over five years. AFS utilized strategic regional insight, market analysis and the business and civic relationships.

Deborah Price, Steve Johnson, John Goodman, Missouri Governor Michael Parson; Molly Ketcham, Ali Bokhari, Aaron Willard, Missouri Governor Michael Parson Chief of Staff (Photo: Business Wire)
Accenture Federal Services Meets with St. Louis Delegation (Photo: Business Wire)

The AFS Advanced Technology Center will collaborate with the AFS Cyber and Advanced Technology Centers, the Accenture Federal Digital Studio and specialized centers to to design and deliver modern solutions for the company’s federal clients at speed and at scale.

“We’re proud to welcome Accenture Federal Services to Missouri where we’re developing the next generation of tech talent,” Gov. Mike Parson said. “Missouri is already recognized as one of the most prepared states for the digital economy, and at a time when many Missourians are looking for work, this move will create more opportunity, grow our technology workforce, and strengthen our standing as a technology hub in the U.S.”

About Accenture Federal Services

Accenture Federal Services — a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) — is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture’s federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

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