James Gordon Joins Cognosante as President, a New Position for the Company


March 18, 2019

FALLS CHURCH, VA—March 18, 2019—Cognosante, a leader in health information technology solutions and services for Federal and state public health agencies, today announced the appointment of James Gordon as President.

“This is a pivotal time for Cognosante, and the addition of the President role positions the company to reach the next level of scale and scope. James is one of the most experienced information technology and business process outsourcing executives in our industry and we are very fortunate to welcome him as President. With more than 25 years of experience and extensive knowledge of Federal, state, commercial, and international customers, he will spearhead the overall strategic direction and growth, while overseeing the day-to-day operations of the company,” said founder and CEO Michele Kang.

Gordon joins Cognosante from Maximus Federal, where he served as Division President, responsible for the divestiture of the General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) portfolio recently purchased by Maximus Corporation.

Prior to Maximus, Gordon spent 11 years at GDIT. As Vice President and General Manager at GDIT, Gordon provided executive leadership to more than 20,000 health and health IT professionals and led profit and loss divisions exceeding $1 billion in annual revenues. Teams under his leadership supported the Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Veterans Affairs, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and more.

“I am incredibly excited to join Cognosante. This role provides an opportunity for me to apply my healthcare and leadership experience in a new capacity, focused on operational and strategic excellence. Together with my colleagues, I look forward to supporting Cognosante’s mission of transforming the U.S. healthcare system,” said Gordon.

About Cognosante

Cognosante provides technology solution and business process outsourcing to Federal, state, and local government health agencies. The company has nearly 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.

Visit cognosante.com for more information.

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Heidi Gerarde
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(703) 658-8414
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