Malcolm Frank

Malcolm Frank

President, Digital Business & Technology, Cognizant

Malcolm Frank is President, Digital Business & Technology (DB&T), at Cognizant. In this role, he is responsible for bringing together the industry’s most compelling technology vision, strategy, roadmap, capabilities, solutions, partnerships and subject matter expertise into a single integrated powerhouse. Prior to this role, Malcolm was President, Cognizant Digital Business.

Malcolm’s influence is wide-ranging and evident across media. He has co-authored two best-selling books, “What to Do When Machines Do Everything” (2017) and “Code Halos” (2014), both of which received multiple international book awards. He has also authored numerous white papers focusing on the Future of Work and created the term “SMAC Stack,” now an industry standard. A highly sought-after speaker, Malcolm has presented at various conclaves, including the World Economic Forum and the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals. He is frequently quoted, is the subject of a Harvard Business School case study and was named “one of the most influential people in finance” by “Risk Management” magazine.

Beyond his practical vision on artificial intelligence (AI) and experience as a founder of three business ventures—and having served as the CEO of two of them—Malcolm works closely with Cognizant clients to gain business advantage from large-scale digital transformation programs. He serves on the Board of Directors of FactSet Research Systems Inc. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF). Malcolm holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Yale University.

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