Franisco D Souza
Cognizant’s CEO and a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, Franisco D Souza is responsible for managing the company’s growth as a provider of global consulting, information technology and outsourcing services. He joined Cognizant as a co-founder in 1994–the year it was started as a division of The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation.
Cognizant has been named a member of the S&P 500, the Fortune 500, the Forbes Global 2000 and one of Forbes Fastest Growing Tech Companies during his tenure.
He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of East Asia and his MBA from Carnegie-Mellon University.