Oct 8, 2019
Andres is the Chief Executive Officer of Cognizant
Softvision (a division of Cognizant Digital Business), a
digital services company that sits at the intersection of strategy,
design and execution for the world’s leading global brands. Andres
has extensive experience in developing large-scale technology
businesses. He is a proven leader in effectively deploying
technology and business process strategies, leveraging his
proficiency in Digital Strategy, Agility and Team Development, Game
Development and Enterprise Software Architectures.
Andres’ vision and experience in identifying talent and the
right resources have been pivotal to the company growth, from
expansion into Canada to heightening superior delivery for
customers looking to transform their organization. This is partly
due to Softvision’s tremendous growth around digital capabilities.
Today the company has delivery centers in U.S., Romania, Canada,
Argentina, India, and Brazil.
With an entrepreneurial mindset, he drives the power of a
digital economy to his clients and is passionate about creating
digital experiences that simplify and enrich our lives. He is at
the forefront of addressing the growing customer demand for digital
IT services and has managed transformations for some of the largest
and most technologically advanced companies in the world. Andres
can bring together teams across the globe for world-class delivery,
and his cutting-edge approach to digital is instrumental to
Cognizant Softvision’s marquis clients.
Prior to Softvision, Andres was one of Globant's pioneers and
recently served as the Chief Solutions Officer. His entrepreneurial
skills kicked in and he successfully created multi-million-dollar
practices, fostered a culture of continuous discovery, where
design, technology, process and talent blended to drive digital
innovation at scale for the company’s marquee global clients.
His areas of expertise include product development, agile
transformation, and gaming. Before becoming Chief Solutions
Officer, Andres founded and served as the EVP and GM of Globant’s
gaming studio, leading business on the West Coast, as well as VP of
Engineering and Director of Global Presales Consulting from the
U.K. He held other positions at Synthesis Information Technology,
Electronic Data Systems and Sistemas Estrategicos.
Andres is a frequent speaker and thought leader on how to
scale digital innovation in organizations. He is a recognized
speaker at Agile Business Conference, Insight Innovation
eXchange North America, the Omni-Channel Retail Conference, the
Chief Strategy Officer Summit, SXSW Interactive and Zend Con. He
also co-authored a book titled The Never-Ending Digital
Journey: Creating New Consumer Experiences Through
Technology. His second book, Transforming While
Performing: How To Create A Culture Of Innovation With
Partners, will be published this fall.
He started his career in Argentina as a software developer and
holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management and a Master’s
degree in Software Engineering. Andres has lived in Buenos Aires,
New York, London and California and is fluent in English, Spanish
and Italian. Andres is also a trained classical pianist.