Julio Santiago Haag

Pro ball player turned tech-savvy manager

Age: 32
Title: Global Video Operations Manager
Name of Organization: Accenture

Bio: Julio Santiago Haag believes there are three main qualities that make a good leader: trust, transparency and assertiveness. His career and life are based on the principles of knowing who you are, who you work with and why you work, and being happy.

Haag is the Global Video Operations Manager for Accenture, supporting videoconference and collaboration solutions deployed across more than 300 offices. He also leads Accenture’s Chicago Hispanic American Employee Resource Group with more than 200 members, where his focus is on professionalizing the group, increasing its impact and growing the number of committed members.

After playing professional basketball for six years in his hometown of Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina, Haag moved to Buenos Aires and started a career in technology as a Systems, Applications and Products (SAP) professional with Accenture.

In 2013, Haag moved to the United States where he pivoted to an infrastructure services role.

He lives in Chicago with his wife and two young sons. He enjoys fly fishing, traveling and a good conversation with friends over whiskey.

TRUST is the foundation for any effective relationship, focus on remaining trustworthy with your team, your client and your family.