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Marc Carrel-Billiard

Senior Managing Director – Accenture Labs / XR SGI
Marc Carrel-Billiard is the Global Senior Managing Director of Accenture Labs, the company's dedicated R&D organization. In his role, he also directs Accenture’s annual Technology Vision research, which looks at the future of enterprise technology. ; Marc is also the Global Lead for our Extended Reality practice which includes Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and newly-developed immersive technologies, to connect ; Marc has been with Accenture for more than 21 years and has worked across all the five industry groups we serve. Before taking on leadership of Technology R&D, Marc was the global lead for our Emerging Technology practice. He has held several global leadership roles within Accenture’s technology group, He has worked across several cutting-edge areas of IT including voice recognition, knowledge-based systems, neural networks and quantum computing. Marc is one of a select group of Accenture certified Master Technology Architects and is also a Solution Architect and Select Quality Assurance director. Marc has broad software engineering and delivery experience, particularly in areas such as component and object-oriented technologies. Before joining Accenture in 1998, Marc was part of IBM Global Services where he published several Marc holds a MS of Computer Sciences from Institut d’Informatique d’Enterprises / CNAM - France (Minor: Mathematics); Marc was born and grew up in Savigny s/Orge, France. Marc is married with three grownup kids. After living in various world places (USA, Netherlands, …) Marc now lives in the South of France with his wife.; Before joining Accenture in 1998, Marc was part of IBM Global Services and has published several articles and books from 1985 to 1998.Prentice Hall Publications; • M. Carrel-Billiard et al., “Developing Applications with VisualAge for Java,” Prentice Hall, 1998; • M. Carrel-Billiard and A. Bitterer, “World Wide Web Server Development with VisualAge for C++ and Smalltalk,” Prentice Hall, 1997; • M. Carrel-Billiard et al., “Programming with VisualAge for C++ for Windows,” Prentice Hall, 1996; • M. Carrel-Billiard et al., “Object-Oriented Application Development with VisualAge for C++ for OS/2,” Prentice Hall, 1996