John is presently with Cognizant (CTSH) as a member of its executive team with responsibility for Global Markets. In this capacity, he is responsible for revenue growth and market strategy and execution across all geographies, industries and client solutions. Cognizant is a global technology services provider with over 300,000 professionals operating in over 50 countries.
John brings deep expertise in the professional services sector across three primary disciplines; leading business expansion and growth, developing markets and clients, and building and developing talent. Functionally, he has worked with global clients extensively across the financial services industry in the areas of business strategy, business and technology transformation, and delivering integrated digital solutions. John is experienced in the banking and capital markets, insurance, wealth and asset management, and private markets sectors.
Previously, John held executive global leadership positions with Ernst and Young LLP (EY) and Accenture Ltd for over 30 years. He has built multi-billion dollar in revenue services practices across many global regions, including Latin America, ASEAN, Korea, Japan, and European markets. In these capacities, John has led the global management consulting business for financial services, business strategy practice, business and technology managed services, and digital services practice.
John received his MBA from the University of Maryland and his BA degree with honors from Westminster College. In addition, he has practiced as a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant.
In his free time, John enjoys outdoor activities including golf, skiing, and hiking, and he is a prolific reader of historic and military biographies. He is involved in multiple philanthropic efforts in higher education and the performing arts.
John resides in New York City, Arizona and Colorado with his wife JoAnn, and they have two adult sons.