Vikrant (Vik) Viniak
Senior Managing Director, Accenture - NA Sustainability Services & Strategy Lead and CXO/ Board Advisor
Vikrant (Vik) Viniak is Accenture’s North America Sustainability Services Lead, overseeing the delivery of discrete sustainability services as well as the integration of sustainability into all client work for the firm’s largest geographic market.
As a trusted advisor to Chief Executive Officers and other C-suite executives across a wide range of industries, Vik has helped clients to create business value and sustainability impact through idea to execution. His work includes transforming industrial companies through new sustainability-focused business models and finding new markets for various vectors of sustainability – energy efficiency, net zero transitions, nature and biodiversity etc. At present he is engaged with several CPG companies with acceleration of their race to net zero.
Vik is a sought-after speaker and has appeared on stage at events including Climate Week NYC’s Sustainable Development Goals summit, UN, the Mobile World Congress and the Consumer Electronic Show. He has been published and quoted in multiple business and trade journals including Infoworld, TriplePundit, TechTarget, IOT agenda, Information Week and Supply Chain Management Review.
Vik started his career as a mechanical engineer for Whirlpool and moved to become a supply chain consultant before joining Accenture and focusing on C-suite advisory.
Vik is an avid runner and fitness enthusiast who likes to push his physical and intellectual boundaries. He is committed to going the extra mile in supporting, mentoring, and coaching people to achieve their goals. He is passionate about using technology and human ingenuity to drive impact in his professional and personal lives.
Vik serves on the Board of Back on My Feet (BoMF), an organization that helps people to break free from the cycles of poverty, homelessness and addiction through fitness, community support and employment resources, as well as the Board of the Quinlan School of Business. He holds an MBA from the Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University in Chicago, and a BE in mechanical engineering from NIT Trichy, India.