Janet Yap is a managing director leading the Accenture Technology Delivery team. She has built her 29 year career in Technology spanning various industries such as Consumer Goods & Services, Telecommunications & Media, Travel &Transportation, Utilities and Oil & Gas.
A versatile leader, Janet relocated to Accenture China (Hong Kong office) in 1995 where she led the Enterprise Business Solutions group covering Greater China. Six years later, she moved to Singapore to work with clients in Oil & Gas and Utilities.
Janet returned to Kuala Lumpur in 2003 to establish the Accenture Technology Solutions group, which has now been reorganised as Accenture Technology and is the largest workforce in Accenture Malaysia.
Janet is passionate about diversity-related causes and was the first woman to helm the Country Managing Director post in Accenture Malaysia and led the company in the area of Inclusion & Diversity. She also became actively involved as a mentor for the ICAEW’s Women in Leadership 2015 program and a member of the steering committee for The 30% Club, Malaysian chapter.
In addition to this, Janet is also on the Board of AMCHAM and World Vision Malaysia.
Janet enjoys spending time with her daughter learning about anime and online games. She is an avid collector of new tech gadgets, a big fan of Star Wars, and reads many science fiction books.