Cognizant Teams Up with Shopify and Google Cloud

This strategic partnership will help enterprise retailers scale their operations globally and modernise their commerce platforms.

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  • Cognizant announced a strategic alliance with Shopify and Google Cloud to drive digital transformation and platform modernisation for global retailers and brands.

    Sushant Warikoo, SVP and Head of Cognizant’s Retail Business Unit, said, “We’re excited to align with Shopify and Google Cloud to transform the commerce experience for retail businesses by offering a pathway to generative AI-powered platform, technology and cloud modernisation in one place. Our goal is to unlock a set of commerce capabilities for retail businesses of all sizes and address future focused trends important to retailers and customers alike, including seamless, hyper-tailored customer journeys, personal AI shopping assistants, fraud mitigation, sustainability and more.”

    Ritu Khanna, VP, Partnerships, Shopify, said, “Shopify and Google Cloud have a long and established relationship. Together we specialise in bringing to market leading commerce solutions that help enterprises modernise, scale and innovate at speed. Now, with Cognizant as a delivery partner, we can unlock the transformation enterprises need to drive growth.”

    Carrie Tharp, VP of Strategic Industries, Google Cloud, said, “Consumer expectations are changing more rapidly as Generative AI evolves the nature of digital experiences. This new offering can help retailers more quickly and easily modernise their ecommerce experience on the world’s leading retail commerce platform with the latest AI and digital innovations.”

    The alliance will help enterprise retailers facing challenges personalising customer experiences, scaling their operations globally and modernising their commerce platforms.

    The alliance is focused on bringing together the power of Shopify’s commerce platform, Google Cloud’s core cloud infrastructure, and client delivery of Cognizant’s retail industry advisory and technology implementation specialists.


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