Joseph Atkinson

Joe Atkinson is a Vice Chair - Chief Products and Technology Officer. In this role, he is responsible for leading the firm through the next wave of digital transformation. This includes accelerating our growth in go-to-market products and digital solutions, as well as the firmwide technology capabilities.

Previously serving as the Chief Digital Officer, Mr. Atkinson defined and executed the vision to digitally enable the firm, and better leverage technology and talent to bring greater value (and experience) to our people and clients. Prior to that, he was the leader of our Technology, Media and Telecommunication (TMT) consulting business for the US, Japan and China, and he has built a reputation as a trusted, pragmatic and thoughtful advisor to clients as they navigate through accelerating technology changes and increasing regulatory complexity. 

Mr. Atkinson joined the firm in 1993, and was admitted to the partnership in 2001. He has served in a variety of practice leadership and management roles during his career, including being elected to the firm’s Board of Partners & Principals. His client service responsibilities have included some of the largest and most recognizable brands in Technology, Media & Telecommunications. 

He is actively engaged as a civic leader, serving as chair of the Finance Committee for the Board of Trustees for Bancroft, a non-profit health and human services organization. He is a member of the Advisory Board for the Pennsylvania State University College of Information Sciences & Technology and serves as a trustee for the Community Foundation of South Jersey. He previously served as a trustee for the PwC Charitable Foundation.

He graduated from the Smeal College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor of science degree in Finance. He and his wife Laura have three children, and live in Haddonfield, New Jersey.