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Narayanan, Lakshmi 

Brief Biography

Mr. Lakshmi Narayanan serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp., since January 1, 2007. Mr. Narayanan served as our Chief Executive Officer from December 2003 through December 2006 and as our President from March 1998 through December 2006. Mr. Narayanan joined our Indian subsidiary as Chief Technology Officer in 1994 and was elected President of such subsidiary on January 1, 1996. Prior to joining us, 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 serves on the board of directors and as the Chairman of the Governance Committee of TVS Capital Funds Limited. Mr. Narayanan is the Chairman of the Board of ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu, a not-for-profit training and research institution established in a partnership model between the Government of India, IT Industry and the Confederation of Indian Industry. Mr. Narayanan holds a Bachelor of Science degree, a Master of Science degree and a Management degree from the Indian Institute of Science.

Basic Compensation

Total Annual Compensation, USD Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD All Other, USD Fiscal Year Total, USD
95,554 -- 1,104,700 1,200,250

Options Compensation

  Quantity Market Value
Exercisable 1,291,309 59,067,900.00
Unexercisable 255,000 10,239,500.00
Exercised 400,000 12,497,500.00
Name Fiscal Year Total

John Klein


Gordon Coburn


Francisco D'Souza


Lakshmi Narayanan


Karen McLoughlin


Ramakrishnan Chandrasekaran

As Of 30 Dec 2013
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