is the vice chairman and ex-CEO
. He was the CEO and president of Cognizant
until 2006. <sup></sup>Lakshmi has played a leading role in the global information technology
industry for more than 25 years, managing divisions and business units in Europe
and the United States
. Since joining Cognizant Technologies
in 1994, he has been instrumental in formulating the company’s strategy and building and managing the organization’s development centers in India, where he is based. A member of Cognizant’s Board of Directors, Lakshmi spends time traveling extensively in the U.S. and Europe to meet clients.
He recently served as Chairman
(National Association of Software and Service Companies). http://www.nasscom.in/Nasscom/templates/NormalPage.aspx?id=28660
Lakshmi began his career at Tata Consultancy Services
, growing through the ranks from developer
, to technologist, to program manager, to business leader. He was a regional head of Tata in India when he joined Cognizant as CTO. He holds a BS and MS in science and electronics from Bangalore University (University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering
) and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Lakshmi Narayanan was awarded the Dataquest IT Person of the Year 2008 by the CyberMedia group's IT publication, Dataquest.
- http://www.hindu.com/2006/08/04/stories/2006080404132000.htm Read More