Excellence in Innovation
Matthew Tuttle is the Vice President Global Sales, Architecture & Advisory
Services for Cognizant. His responsibilities include overseeing the Global
Sales, Advisory and Consulting organization, which includes Sales, Pre-Sales and Architecture. Matt provides
leadership for both Cognizant and
Fortune 500 clients for security Advisory, Transformation and Operations
services related to IAM, Cloud Security, NexGen Technologies and GRC.
“At Cognizant, we were able to launch
a new Global Advisory Practice from
zero resources to nearly 30 and delivered
over $10 million in revenue and pulled
through nearly $15 million of additional
core Cognizant services,” Tuttle says.
Previously, Tuttle was the Vice
President of Professional Services for
Coalfire Systems. His responsibilities
include managing and growing the consulting practice, delivering security and
audit services to Coalfire clients and
providing leadership within the firm for
operations and services related to PCI,
FedRAMP, FISMA, HiTrust, HIPAA,
GLBA and many other security services.
Prior to Coalfire, Matt was Vice President World-wide Professional Services
at Equinix where he oversaw the overall
strategic direction of a professional services organization within the company.
Tuttle was appointed to acting CEO
of Nimbo, Equinix’s first professional
services acquisition, a MSFT and AWS
Cloud consulting and managed services
company. In his first quarter leading the
organization he contributed to transform-
ing the business model and establishing
sales engagement and alignment method-
ologies. As a result, Nimbo achieved re-
cord quarterly sales and revenue results.
For seven years, Matt was Vice President, Global Consulting & Integration
Services at Verizon. He was responsible
for the overall management, strategic direction and planning for Verizon’s Global Consulting and Professional Services
practices, including Security, Cloud, IT
Advisory, Communications, Network,
Governance Risk Compliance, PCI,
Mobility, M2M and Identity Privacy and
Access Management. In his current role
he was responsible for over 700 billable
Consultants, Analysts and Engineers.
Matt manages nearly $300 million in
consulting revenue and is responsible
for over $1 billion in Cloud, Security
and Network pull-through business.
“While at Verizon we were able to
grow our consulting and professional
services organization from 125 resourc-
es to nearly 800 in three years,” Tuttle
says. “During this time we also were
able to keep attrition below 3 percent.”
What motivates him to excel?
“People. Whether it be helping clients who are struggling with technology or business decisions or are looking
for new innovated solutions,” he says.
“Also ensuring the consultants that join
the team have clear career paths and become self-motivated. Seeing clients and
team excel motivates me to excel.”
Tuttle: For me it is a great honor not only being
nominated by my colleagues but selected after
many yeasr of hard work and dedication in a field
I love and have been a part of for over 20 years.