WomenIn: When Women Lead - Speaker Bio

Margaret Weichert

Paula BastaMargaret Weichert has 25+ years of payments experience and currently leads Accenture’s North American Payment practice.

Over her career, Margaret has led Payments businesses for large banks, processors and consulting firms, where her expertise in corporate strategy, payments product integration and omni-channel experience have helped create differentiated and game-changing payment solutions, including mobile payment solutions, payment gateways, payment risk management tools and new business models.

Her innovative work in the payment industry led her to be named as an inventor on 14 successful payment patents, currently owned by Bank of America, Western Union and Fiserv. Key Industry / Functional Skills: Corporate Strategy - Business Transformation, Innovation, Mergers & Acquisition, Organizational Design, Change Management, Payment Automation Growth Strategy - New Product Development, Product Management, Program Benchmarking, Product Strategy, Market Research.

Margaret was also a government executive and was the former Director for Management at the Office of Management and Budget from February 2018 to March 2020. She continued her federal leadership roles as the Acting Director at the Office of Personnel Management from October 2018 through September 2019.