Rex Thexton is a Senior Managing Director in Accenture's Security practice. In his current role, he serves as the global practice lead for Accenture’s Cyber Protection business and the Global Technology Officer for Accenture Security. In the past two decades, Thexton has been a practice leader, company founder, and trusted advisor helping organizations with complex management and technology challenges related to cybersecurity, infrastructure, and digital identity strategy
Thexton’s current responsibilities within the Cyber Protection business include the following offerings: Cloud Security; Cyber Mesh, Zero Trust & SASE; Identity & Access Management; Application Security; Enterprise Platform Security; Data & AI Security; and Metaverse & Emerging Technology Security. With more than 25 years of technology services experience, Thexton has a proven track record for implementing strategic projects through a combination of effective relationship building with business leaders and technological aptitude. Thexton has an impressive list of career accomplishments including the development of numerous consulting organizations, deployment of successful technology solutions, and the growth of long-term customer and ecosystem partner relationships.