Ryan Lockard is the Global CTO of Cloud Technology at Cognizant. He is a seasoned industry professional with a background in enterprise life sciences, healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, and others. He has served at all levels of the technology spectrum, with an intent focus on building teams and delivering compounding value. Ryan is frequently invited to keynote internationally at industry conferences, was a contributing author to a book about DevSecOps, and is often quoted/cited in industry publications and several doctoral thesis papers.