In her Advisory role at Accenture, Eva Sage-Gavin helps clients harness digital technologies and evolve their workforces to innovate, unlock human potential, and drive transformation.
Sage-Gavin is also a faculty member and mentor at Santa Clara University for the Corporate Board Ready Program to prepare women and racially diverse candidates for Board Director opportunities. And, she is a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources (NAHR).
In 2020, Sage-Gavin was recognized by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) as one of the most influential leaders in corporate governance for making a significant impact in boardrooms. She was also featured as one of the top 16 future-of-work influencers to follow by the Silicon Republic. Sage-Gavin has been honored as a Top 100 Human Resource (HR) Tech Influencer by HR Executive publication, and she is a William B. Groat Award recipient for lifetime achievement in HR.
Before Accenture, Sage-Gavin served in C-suite roles and as Chief HR Officer (CHRO) at Gap, Inc., PepsiCo, Disney, and Sun Microsystems; and she was a Senior Advisor at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and to G100 companies, supporting CEOs, board directors, and CHROs.
As the first female member of multiple public technology company boards, Sage-Gavin served as Co-Chair of Women Corporate Directors, Bay Area chapter. She has also been an executive in residence at Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations and guest lecturer at Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Sage-Gavin holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.