Steve Burden is Vice President for M&A Strategy and Execution for Cognizant Digital Business & Technology (DB&T).  DB&T is responsible for Cognizant’s digital offerings across Software, Cloud, Data, and IoT/Engineering services around the world. Steve is responsible for strategy and market analysis, identifying and engaging with M&A targets, executing strategic and commercial diligence, and shaping the early phases of integration.

Since joining Cognizant, Steve has launched and led multiple initiatives in strategy, operational improvement, and organization transformation, and was part of the founding team of the company’s digital practice. Before joining Cognizant in 2013, Steve held a number of roles at Accenture. These included sales and delivery of projects in strategic planning, lean six sigma process improvement, and digital transformation in which he helped public and private sector clients benefit from cutting edge IT and data solutions.