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Board of Directors
Donna Tuths is SVP, Global Head for Cognizant Interactive. She is based in New York City. Donna’s 30 year career spans strategy, technology and marketing; she is one of few to hold senior level executive positions in both the technology consulting and advertising agency industries. She is a recognized thought leader on the impact of digital disruption on marketing, the modern enterprise and the new digital consumer, and a frequent conference speaker and media commentator on topics related to the Modern CMO, emerging content economy, and the shift to Experience. Prior to joining Cognizant, Donna was the Global Lead for Digital Content at Accenture Interactive (AI) where she built that business from $50M to over $1B in 5 years. She was the author/creator of Accenture’s annual State of Content survey, and launched their Content Studio and global offering—the largest part of Accenture Interactive.
Donna has over 20 years’ experience in management consulting and was a client partner at Anderson Consulting and Coopers & Lybrand Consulting in the Communications, Media and High-Tech industries, as well as in Life Sciences. She has also held senior positions in the advertising and agency business, as CEO of Ogilvy Healthworld, President of Organic, and Managing Director at Wunderman/Y&R. Donna was the 2009 recipient of the coveted Manny Award for her contributions to the field of healthcare communications and sat on the Government Relations Committee of the 4As, the advertising industry’s trade association, from 2004 to 2010, where she advised policy makers on issues related to data privacy and emerging digital channels. She began her career working as a Senior Economist at The Futures Group consulting on the global competitiveness of high-tech industries to US government and intelligence communities.
Donna holds an AB from Barnard College, an MA from the Johns Hopkins Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and an MBA from the Yale School of Management. She is a lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations, where she sits on several Technology Roundtables, and a member of the Board of Advisors for the Yale Center for Consumer Insights.
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