James Wilson

Senior Vice President, Growth

As Senior Vice President of Growth, James leads the Cognosante team responsible for understanding our customers’ missions and developing solutions to meet their strategic and tactical needs.

Before assuming his current role, James led growth operations for Cognosante’s Military and Veteran Health business unit, and capture and proposal management for all company pursuits. He has over 20 years of experience leading business growth in technical organizations supporting Federal and State customers, as well as high-profile operations within the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

Previously, James served as Vice President of Growth Operations and Capture Management for NCI, Inc., where he led growth and strategy development for Department of Defense targets as well as specific new business opportunities in the civilian health space. He has also 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 is  a proud Veteran whose active-duty US Navy service included assignments at various afloat commands, the Navy Recruiting District Portland, and  the Office of the Secretary of Defense. He holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Maryland University College and a Master of Business Administration from Alfred University.