Cognizant Technology Solutions

Lakshmi Narayanan Lakshmi Narayanan was elected as the President in March 1998, was appointed as its Chief Executive Officer on December 22, 2003, and serves as a Director. Mr. Narayanan served as the Chief Operating Officer of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. from March 1998 to December 2003. He joined the Indian subsidiary of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. as Chief Technology Officer in 1994 and was elected President of the subsidiary on January 1, 1996. Prior to joining Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp., from 1975 to 1994 Mr. Narayanan was the regional head of Tata Consultancy Services, a large consulting and software services company located in India. Mr. Narayanan holds a Bachelor of Science degree, a Master of Science degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Indian Institute of Science.