Paul is the Head of Strategy for Cognizant’s Digital Business.
He is formerly the founder and Global Managing Director of Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. He leads an international team devoted to helping business leaders apply the best new strategy and technology ideas to succeed in a rapidly changing context.
Paul co-authored, along with Malcolm Frank and Ben Pring, of the award-winning Code Halos: How the Digital Lives of People, Things, and Organizations are Changing the Rules of Business (published in April 2014 by John Wiley & Sons) and the accompanying award-winning iPad app, Code Halos.
He’s a sought after keynote presenter on issues, trends, and opportunities facing – and likely to face – executive teams. He’s regularly quoted in publications such as Business Week, The Economic Times, CIO Strategy Center, The Times of India, Global Services, Computerworld, The Hindu Business Line, Computer Sweden, and others.
Since joining Cognizant, Paul has also held marketing and strategy roles in Cognizant’s Business Process Services group, been a founding leader of the company’s digital practice, and he’s published and consulted extensively on best practices and economics related to digital transformation.
Prior to joining Cognizant in 2009, he was a Principal Analyst at Forrester Research. In 2008 Paul was named one of the top services analysts globally by the Institute of Industry Analyst Relations. He also held key operational positions in designing and implementing global technology services programs for customers from a variety of industries for Hewlett-Packard.
Paul holds a PhD from Syracuse University and a journalism degree from the University of Florida.