Healthcare Executive, Jamil Hermes, Joins Cognosante as Chief Growth Officer


October 16, 2019

FALLS CHURCH, VA—October 16, 2019—Cognosante, a leader in information technology solutions and services for Federal and state public health agencies, announced today that Jamil Hermes has joined as Chief Growth Officer. In this role, Hermes will focus on developing and launching internal and external growth strategies for Cognosante. Specifically, he will strategically lead the company’s business development and capture teams while aligning related growth processes and initiatives.

Hermes joins Cognosante as it is adding to its technology solutions portfolio, expanding its market coverage, and broadening an already healthy customer portfolio. “Jamil’s knowledge of the Federal, state, and local government markets will position us well to meet our customers’ emerging needs and further our shared goal of healthcare modernization and improvement of overall citizen wellness programs,” said James Gordon, Cognosante President.

Hermes has over 20 years of professional experience in business development, technology leadership, and program management. He has a proven history of facilitating program growth in Federal, state, and local markets. Hermes most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Growth Officer at OptumServe during a time when the company saw considerable growth in the industry. While there, he led the company’s expansion into Federal markets through aggressive portfolio growth and built competitive intelligence and Price-to-Win teams that realized substantial new pipeline opportunities in existing and new agencies.

“I am thrilled to join this exciting team as we pursue the next phase of the company’s growth. Cognosante’s innovative spirit, thought leadership, and technology expertise offer great value to Federal, state, and local entities. I am looking forward to joining their efforts to achieve meaningful change in the healthcare industry,” said Hermes.

Hermes holds a M.S. in Computer and Information Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. His Bachelor of Arts degree, in Business Administration, is from the University of La Verne.

About Cognosante

Cognosante provides technology solutions and business process outsourcing to Federal, state, and local government health agencies. The company has more than three decades of experience working with 48 states and the Federal government, developing, managing, and executing large, complex health information programs. Its expertise includes Medicaid, Medicare, military and Veterans’ health, the health insurance marketplace, data standards and analytics, modular system development and integration, and fraud, waste, and abuse detection and prevention.

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