Jamil Hermes

Chief Growth Officer

As Chief Growth Officer, Jamil partners with the President and the executive team to drive growth by connecting Federal and State clients with Cognosante’s technology solutions. Jamil brings over 30 years of experience in the Government sector as a highly skilled growth leader with deep expertise in Government healthcare IT, operations, and services.

As Senior Vice President and Chief Growth Officer at OptumServe, Jamil transformed Optum’s Federal business development organization into a high-performing enterprise responsible for leading growth initiatives for Optum’s solution portfolios across Federal healthcare agencies. With experience working with agencies like Defense Health Agency (DHA), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS); most recently, he led the successful capture of one of the largest Federal healthcare opportunities; the Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN).

As the Industry General Manager for Federal Health at CSC (now part of GDIT), he successfully led CSC’s Federal civilian health sector business; resulting in significant improvements across critical growth, operational excellence, and customer satisfaction metrics.

Prior to Optum and CSC, Jamil was the Vice President for Federal & State Civilian Markets at Teradata Corporation and a Professional Services Managing Partner at NCR Corporation.

Jamil holds a Master of Science degree in Computer and Information Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of La Verne.

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