Collen Doherty serves as the Chief People Officer of Quest Global. She leads more than 13,000 extraordinarily talented individuals around 17 countries and develops the tools, programs, and resources to support them professionally and personally. She is acutely aware of culture’s value and importance in a global organization and strives for excellence. Colleen is a member of the executive team and works in close collaboration with the CEO, Ajit Prabhu. Among her achievements, Colleen developed and launched a global program to help attract, retain and empower female talent across the organization, an area she continues to address.
Colleen brings over 20 years of experience working in human resources and building relationships that positively influence people’s lives and careers. Most recently, Colleen served as Vice President & Head of Human Resources, Digital Business, and Technology for Cognizant Technology Solutions. She was responsible for HR leadership for a $5 billion, 60,000-people strong business. Before joining Cognizant, Colleen held HR leadership positions, including Director of HR at Cowen and Company, LLC and Vice President of Human Resources, Societe Generale.
Colleen received a B.S. degree in Psychology from Manhattan College and an M.S. in Human Resources Management from the New School University.
Colleen enjoys and relies on hot yoga for peace, happiness, creativity, and overall health.