frank d'souza

 CEO and chairman, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Teaneck, New Jersey | PathNorth member since 2014


Frank D’Souza is CEO of Cognizant Technology Solutions and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. As CEO, he is responsible for managing Cognizant’s growth as a leading provider of global consulting, information technology, and outsourcing services. Frank joined Cognizant as a co-founder in 1994; it began as a division of The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation. He serves on the boards of trustees of Carnegie Mellon University, The New York Hall of Science, and the US India Business Council. He is also a member of the World Economic Forum, the Business Round Table, and the Science Visiting Council for the acclaimed PBS science program NOVA. Frank is originally from India, but has lived in nine different countries and traveled to many others. He obtained his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of East Asia and his MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.