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Business Standard: A Profile of Cognizant CEO, the Man who “Reinvents Cognizant and Himself”

Francisco D'Souza, CEO, Cognizant

“The man steering Cognizant is boyish-looking, 44-year-old Francisco D’Souza, who could easily pass for an energetic student at a management school, than for the CEO of a top-flight technology company,” writes Business Standard in a special profile of Cognizant CEO, Francisco D’Souza. “Much of Cognizant’s success is thanks to D’Souza, who, in the past five years as CEO, has propelled the company’s revenues from $1.4 billion, when he took over, to almost $7 billion on Sunday, at a compound annual growth rate of approximately 35 per cent…At this rate, D’Souza, at the tender age of 44, has a good chance of eclipsing the luminaries of an older generation of IT entrepreneurs, who set the bedrock for Cognizant’s success.”

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