Robert Hoffman, who has nearly 30 years of public policy experience, signed on at Accenture March 5 as managing director of North America government relations.
He joins the professional services giant from Invariant, where he led the government relations firm’s technology roster of hardware, software and services clients.
Earlier, Hoffman served as VP-government affairs at Motorola Solutions, VP-government relations at the Information Technology Industry Council, VP-global public policy at Cognizant Technology Solutions and VP-government/PA at Oracle.
Hoffman was co-chair for Corporate America, a coalition of businesses and trade groups pushing for reforms of the US visa system for highly skilled professionals.
He’s been a frequent advocate for the tech sector, appearing on CNN, NPR, CNBC, and in the Wall Street Journal.
Hoffman has political experience gained via stints in the offices of former Republican Senators Mike DeWine (OH) and Larry Pressler (SD) and California Governor Pete Wilson.
At Accenture, Hoffman reports to Chad Jerdee, general counsel and chief compliance officer.