As Chief Digital Officer, John Kennedy has global responsibility for defining, growing and modernizing Conduent’s digital interactions offering set and spearheading Conduent’s transformation to a digital interactions company. John's previously held the leadership roles of Chief Marketing and Communications Officer and Chief of Staff.

Prior to Conduent, John was Chief Marketing and Communications Officer and Corporate Vice President at Xerox, where he managed the full scope of the company’s marketing and communications activities globally. As Xerox separated into two companies in 2016, John and his team played key roles supporting strategic communications, development of new company positioning and brand transition activities worldwide.

Prior to joining Xerox, Kennedy spent 18 years at IBM in a range of senior marketing positions, including Global Marketing Leader for IBM Global Business Services, a $17B consulting and professional services organization. As Vice President, Corporate Marketing, John led the rollout and deployment of IBM’s successful ‘Smarter Planet’ initiative. His IBM career also included eight years in Tokyo where he held a range of senior sales and marketing positions supporting the Asia-Pacific region. John began his marketing career at Procter and Gamble, and prior to this was a securities and trading analyst with NationsBank (now Bank of America).

John received his MBA from Harvard University and his bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He serves on the board of the Association of National Advertisers.