Ali Faraj is an exceptional IT leader and strategist with over 25 years of experience working for companies
such as IBM, Verizon, Thomson Reuters, AT&T, Unisys, EXL Services, DXC Technologies, and most
recently Cognizant. He has held the titles of Chief Innovation Officer, VP of Innovation, CTO, and Chief
Technologist at these firms.
Ali is a turn-around and strategic growth expert, who has led several global initiatives by jumpstarting
innovation, advancing capabilities, improving productivity, and leading delivery improvement initiatives.
He has worked across verticals and is an expert on a on a wide range of technologies including AI/ML,
Cloud, BD&A to ERP, CRM, Applications, Cyber Security, and others. He is a technology expert, that is
called upon by Analysts and Expert Networks. In addition, Ali has also assisted several VC’s and Angel
Investors in identifying and researching target firms for investment and provided M&A consulting.