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Dharmendra Kumar Sinha - President, North America at Cognizant

Dharmendra Kumar Sinha (DK)

President, North America

DK Sinha is President, North America of Cognizant. Appointed in June 2019, he is responsible for North American strategy, industry verticals, sales, delivery and vertical operations as well as mergers and acquisitions. Since April 2018, he is also a director and President of the Cognizant U.S. Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports education and skills programs, public-private partnerships and other initiatives designed for reskilling those in the workforce looking to obtain specialized technical skills for digital technology jobs.

Previously, DK was President of Global Client Services for Cognizant. In this role, DK managed Cognizant’s global go-to-market team, which included sales, field marketing, the strategic partnership group, and the strategic engagement and advisory relationships group. This expanded upon his prior role, as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Sales and Field Marketing, in which he led global sales, field marketing and the intermediary relations team. Before that, he served as Vice President of Cognizant, responsible for our manufacturing, logistics, retail, hospitality and technology verticals and, during this same period, managed our insurance practice.

Prior to joining Cognizant in 1997, DK worked with Tata Consultancy Services and CMC Ltd, an end-to-end IT solutions provider. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Science from Patna Science College in Patna, India, and an MBA degree from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra.