James Wilson

Vice President of Growth Operations

As Vice President of Growth Operations, James leads the Cognosante team responsible for understanding our military and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs customers and developing solutions to meet their strategic and tactical requirements.

Through a broad range of career experiences spanning more than 20 years, James has worked from high-profile operations within the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), to leading business growth and technical organizations supporting Federal customers. Before joining Cognosante, he was the vice president of growth operations and capture management for NCI, Inc. At NCI, James led growth and strategy development in the company’s DoD customer space and led specific new business opportunities in the civilian health space. James previously served as director of business development at DRS Technical Services, Inc., and as the operations and growth lead for Computer Sciences Corporation’s (CSC) joint command business unit in Europe. James’s active-duty U.S. Navy service included assignments at various afloat commands, the Navy Recruiting District Portland, and within the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

James earned a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Maryland University College and a master of business administration from Alfred University.