Edward Merchant

Ed Merchant is Cognizant's Digital Business and Technology North America Markets Leader for Banking and Capital Markets, responsible for driving client awareness and adoption of Cognizant’s software engineering, cloud, AI, experience design and IoT solutions/offerings across industry segments. Over the past four decades, he has led structuring, design and execution of strategic and complex turnaround, transition and transformation initiatives incorporating advanced and emerging technologies.

During his career, Ed has held senior positions in financial services, IT services and the defense industry, including roles as chief information officer, chief technology officer, Big Four principal and business unit head. He holds an MS in mechanical engineering and a BS in industrial education & technology. 

Ed can be reached at ed@cognizant.com | www.linkedin.com/in/edmerchant.

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