Karthik Krishnamurthy

Karthik Krishnamurthy is the Senior Vice-President and the Global Head of Cognizant Digital Business’s AI & Analytics, Interactive and Intelligent Products and Solutions Practices. In his 18-year tenure at Cognizant, he has held numerous key positions in the company’s leadership, business development and strategic planning. In his current role, Karthik has a strategic focus on creating digitally-enabled and analytically-driven solutions, transforming Cognizant’s clients as they strive to expand human experience and satisfaction through innovation. As an author and public speaker, his current area of thought leadership and focus is in the emerging area of analytical storytelling and the human connection, powering organizations to reimagine their business outcomes in the digital world and align insights to actions. Karthik can be reached at Karthik.Krishnamurthy@cognizant.comwww.linkedin.com/in/karthik-krishnamurthy-8117424.


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Making AI Actionable: Converting Lofty Promise into Tangible Results

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