Erik Iverson

Background

Erik IversonErik Iverson is the Chief of Staff to the CEO of Cognizant, a leading global business and technology solutions company. He was previously a White House Fellow serving on the Secretary's Policy Planning Staff at the Department of State where he specialized in cyber policy. He has also served in a variety of homeland security and emergency management roles. In each of these varied contexts, Erik's work has focused on complex challenges of strategy, planning, implementation, and decision-making support within and across large organizations. He holds a  PhD in international relations from the Fletcher School at Tufts University and a Bachelor of Foreign Service from Georgetown University.