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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Klein

76 2003 Independent Chairman of the Board

Rajeev Mehta

51 2016 President

Francisco D'Souza

49 2018 Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of the Board

Karen McLoughlin

53 2012 Chief Financial Officer

Ramakrishnan Chandrasekaran

60 2013 Executive Vice Chairman of Cognizant India

Srinivasan Veeraraghavachary

58 2016 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Matthew Friedrich

51 2017 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary, Chief Corporate Affairs

Malcolm Frank

51 2012 Executive Vice President - Strategy and Marketing

Debashis Chatterjee

52 2016 Executive Vice President, President - Global Delivery

Ramakrishna Chintamaneni

48 2016 Executive Vice President and President, Global Industries and Consulting

Sumithra Gomatam

50 2016 Executive Vice President and President, Digital Operations

Gajakarnan Kandiah

50 2016 Executive Vice President, President, Digital Business

Venkat Krishnaswamy

64 2013 Executive Vice President and President, Healthcare & Life Sciences

James Lennox

53 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer

Allen Shaheen

55 2018 Executive Vice President, North American Regional Delivery Centers

Dharmendra Sinha

55 2013 Executive Vice President and President, Global Client Services

Santosh Thomas

49 2016 Executive Vice President and President, Global Growth Markets

Robert Telesmanic

51 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Sean Middleton

36 2017 Senior Vice President and President, Cognizant Accelerator

Zein Abdalla

59 2015 Independent Director

Betsy Atkins

64 2017 Independent Director

Maureen Breakiron-Evans

63 2009 Independent Director

Jonathan Chadwick

52 2016 Independent Director

John Dineen

55 2017 Independent Director

John Fox

75 2007 Independent Director

Leo Mackay

56 2012 Independent Director

Michael Patsalos-Fox

65 2012 Independent Director

Joseph Velli

60 2017 Independent Director

David Nelson

Vice President - Investor Relations and Treasury

Biographies

Name Description

John Klein

Mr. John E. Klein is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Mr. Klein was elected to our Board of Directors in March 1998 and has served as our Chairman of the Board since December 2003. He currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Polarex, Inc., an organization providing executive support to software and services companies, where he has been employed since 1994. Mr. Klein’s previous positions have included President and Chief Executive Officer of MDIS Group PLC, a UK listed software and services company and Vice President at both Digital Equipment and IBM. Mr. Klein has previously served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Glovia International and PRO IV Limited, two enterprise software and services companies. Mr. Klein holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from New York University.

Rajeev Mehta

Mr. Rajeev Mehta is the President of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Mr. Mehta has been our President since September 2016. From December 2013 to September 2016, Mr. Mehta served as our Chief Executive Officer, IT Services. From February 2012 to December 2013, Mr. Mehta served as our Group Chief Executive - Industries and Markets. Mr. Mehta held other senior management positions in client services and our financial services business segment from 2001 to 2012. Prior to joining Cognizant in 1997, Mr. Mehta was involved in implementing GE Information Services' offshore outsourcing program and also held consulting positions at Deloitte & Touche LLP and Andersen Consulting. Mr. Mehta has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland and an MBA degree from Carnegie Mellon University.

Francisco D'Souza

Mr. Francisco D'Souza is the Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman of the Board of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. He has been our Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors since 2007. He also served as our President from 2007 to 2012. Mr. D’Souza joined Cognizant as a co-founder in 1994, the year it was started as a division of The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, and was previously our Chief Operating Officer from 2003 to 2006 and held a variety of other senior management positions at Cognizant from 1997 to 2003. Mr. D’Souza has served on the Board of Directors of General Electric Company, or GE, since 2013, where he is currently a member of the Audit Committee and the Technology and Industrial Risk Committee. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Mellon University, as Co-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The New York Hall of Science and on the Board of Directors of the U.S.-India Business Council. Mr. D’Souza has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Macau and a Master of Business Administration, or MBA, degree from Carnegie Mellon University.

Karen McLoughlin

Ms. Karen A. McLoughlin is the Chief Financial Officer of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Ms. McLoughlin has been our Chief Financial Officer since February 2012. Ms. McLoughlin has held various senior management positions in our finance department since she joined Cognizant in 2003. Prior to joining Cognizant, Ms. McLoughlin held various financial management positions at Spherion Corporation and Ryder System, Inc. and served in various audit roles at Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). Ms. McLoughlin has served on the Board of Directors of Best Buy Co., Inc. since 2015, where she is currently a member of the Audit Committee and the Finance and Investment Policy Committee. Ms. McLoughlin has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Wellesley College and an MBA degree from Columbia University.

Ramakrishnan Chandrasekaran

Mr. Ramakrishnan Chandrasekaran is the Executive Vice Chairman of Cognizant India, a subsidary of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. He has been our Executive Vice President and President, Global Industries and Consulting since August 2016. Mr. Chintamaneni served as our Executive Vice President and President, BFS, from December 2013 to August 2016. From 2011 to December 2013, Mr. Chintamaneni served as our Global Head of the BFS practice. Mr. Chintamaneni held various senior positions in the BFS practice from 2006 to 2011 and was a client partner in our BFS practice from 1999 to 2006. Prior to joining Cognizant in 1999, Mr. Chintamaneni spent seven years in the investment banking and financial services industry, including working at Merrill Lynch and its affiliates for five years as an Investment Banker and a member of Merrill’s business strategy committee in India. Mr. Chintamaneni has a Bachelor of Technology degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management from the XLRI - Xavier School of Management in India.

Srinivasan Veeraraghavachary

Mr. Srinivasan Veeraraghavachary is the Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Prior to his current role, Mr. Veeraraghavachary served as our Executive Vice President, Products and Resources from December 2013 to November 2016 and as our Senior Vice President, Products and Resources from 2011 to December 2013. Previously, he served in various senior management positions in our BFS practice and in our central U.S. operations. Mr. Veeraraghavachary joined Cognizant in 1998. Mr. Veeraraghavachary has a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology (formerly the Regional Engineering College) in Trichy, India and an MBA degree from the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta, India.

Matthew Friedrich

Mr. Matthew Friedrich is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer and Secretary of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, since May 2017. Prior to joining Cognizant, Mr. Friedrich was Chief Corporate Counsel for Chevron Corporation, a multinational energy company, from August 2014 through May 2017, a partner with the law firm of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP from April 2013 through August 2014 and a partner with the law firm of Boies Schiller & Flexner LLP from June 2009 through April 2013. Mr. Friedrich began his legal career in 1995 as a federal prosecutor with the United States Department of Justice, where he remained for nearly 14 years, culminating with his designation as the acting assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division in 2008. Mr. Friedrich is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the Board of Directors of the U.S.-India Business Council. Mr. Friedrich has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas School of Law.

Malcolm Frank

Mr. Malcolm M. Frank is the Executive Vice President - Strategy and Marketing of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. He has been our Executive Vice President, Strategy and Marketing since February 2012. Mr. Frank served as our Senior Vice President of Strategy and Marketing from 2005 to 2012. Prior to joining Cognizant in 2005, Mr. Frank was previously a founder and the President and Chief Executive Officer of CXO Systems, Inc., an independent software vendor providing dashboard solutions for senior managers, a founder and the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of NerveWire Inc., a management consulting and systems integration firm, and a founder and executive officer at Cambridge Technology Partners, an information technology professional services firm. Mr. Frank has served on the Board of Directors of Factset Research Systems Inc. since June 2016, where he is a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Frank has a Bachelor degree in Economics from Yale University.

Debashis Chatterjee

Mr. Debashis Chatterjee is the Executive Vice President, President - Global Delivery of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Mr. Chatterjee is the Executive Vice President and President, Technology Solutions of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. He has been our Executive Vice President and President, Global Delivery and managed our Digital Systems and Technology practice area since August 2016. From December 2013 to August 2016, Mr. Chatterjee served as Executive Vice President and President, Technology Solutions. From May 2013 to December 2013, Mr. Chatterjee served as Senior Vice President and Global Head, Technology and Information Services. From March 2012 to April 2013, he was Senior Vice President, Transformational Services. Mr. Chatterjee worked at International Business Machine Corporation, or IBM, from 2011 to 2012 as Vice President and Sectors Leader, Global Business Services, Global Delivery. Prior to that, Mr. Chatterjee held various senior positions in the Banking and Financial Services, or BFS, practice at Cognizant from 2004 to 2011 and other management roles at Cognizant since joining us in 1996. He has been in our industry since 1987, having previously worked at Tata Consultancy Services and Mahindra & Mahindra. Mr. Chatterjee has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University in India.

Ramakrishna Chintamaneni

Mr. Ramakrishna Prasad Chintamaneni is the Executive Vice President and President, Global Industries and Consulting of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. He has been our Executive Vice President and President, Global Industries and Consulting since August 2016. Mr. Chintamaneni served as our Executive Vice President and President, BFS, from December 2013 to August 2016. From 2011 to December 2013, Mr. Chintamaneni served as our Global Head of the BFS practice. Mr. Chintamaneni held various senior positions in the BFS practice from 2006 to 2011 and was a client partner in our BFS practice from 1999 to 2006. Prior to joining Cognizant in 1999, Mr. Chintamaneni spent seven years in the investment banking and financial services industry, including working at Merrill Lynch and its affiliates for five years as an Investment Banker and a member of Merrill’s business strategy committee in India. Mr. Chintamaneni has a Bachelor of Technology degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management from the XLRI - Xavier School of Management in India.

Sumithra Gomatam

Ms. Sumithra Gomatam is the Executive Vice President and President, Digital Operations of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. From December 2013 to August 2016, Ms. Gomatam served as our Executive Vice President and President, Industry Solutions. From 2008 to December 2013, Ms. Gomatam served as Senior Vice President, and global leader for our Testing practice. Ms. Gomatam held other management positions in our global delivery and BFS practices from 1995 to 2008. Ms. Gomatam has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Communication from Anna University.

Gajakarnan Kandiah

Mr. Gajakarnan Vibushanan Kandiah is the Executive Vice President and President, Digital Business of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Mr. Kandiah previously served as Executive Vice President of Business Process Services, or BPS, and Digital Works from January 2014 to August 2016, and as Senior Vice President of BPS from 2011 to December 2013. Previous roles he held at Cognizant included roles in System Integration, Testing, BPS, Information, Media and Entertainment, and Communications practices. Before joining Cognizant in 2003, Mr. Kandiah was a founder and the Chief Operating Officer of NerveWire, Inc. and the Global Vice President of the Interactive Solutions business of Cambridge Technology Partners. Mr. Kandiah completed his advanced level education at the Royal College in Sri Lanka.

Venkat Krishnaswamy

Mr. Venkat Krishnaswamy is the Executive Vice President and President, Healthcare & Life Sciences of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. He has been our Executive Vice President and President, Healthcare and Life Sciences since December 2013. From February 2012 to December 2013, Mr. Krishnaswamy served as our Executive Vice President of Healthcare and Life Sciences. Mr. Krishnaswamy served as our Senior Vice President and General Manager of Healthcare and Life Sciences from 2007 to 2012 and in various other management positions since he joined Cognizant in 1997. Prior to joining Cognizant, Mr. Krishnaswamy spent over ten years in retail and commercial banking with Colonial State Bank (now Commonwealth Bank of Australia). Mr. Krishnaswamy has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Madras and a Master of Electrical Engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.

James Lennox

Mr. James Lennox is the Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Mr. Lennox previously served as our Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer from June 2013 to December 2016, and as Vice President, North America Human Resources, or HR, from July 2011 to June 2013. Previous roles he held at Cognizant included leading the Workforce Management team, Operations Director for our Banking and Insurance practices, leading regional HR teams, and serving as the Chief of Staff to the Company’s Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Cognizant in 2004, Mr. Lennox held various management roles in operations, HR, resource management and recruiting for the North American regions of Cap Gemini and Ernst & Young. Mr. Lennox started his career at Ernst & Young Consulting. Mr. Lennox has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from St. Thomas Aquinas College and an MBA degree from Fordham University.

Allen Shaheen

Mr. Allen Shaheen is the Executive Vice President, North American Regional Delivery Centers of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Mr. Shaheen is the Executive Vice President, Corporate Development of the Company. From December 2013 to August 2016, Mr. Shaheen was also responsible for various Cognizant practices, including our Enterprise Application Services Practice. Mr. Shaheen was the General Manager for our German business unit from February 2013 to December 2014 and our Markets Delivery Leader for Europe from May 2012 to December 2014. Mr. Shaheen's prior roles included being responsible for our IT Infrastructure Services, head of our Global Technology Office and head of our Systems Integration and Testing practices. Prior to joining Cognizant in 2006, Mr. Shaheen was a consultant for Cognizant from 2004 to 2006, a founder and Executive Vice President of International Operations of Cambridge Technology Partners and the Chief Executive Officer of ArsDigita Corporation. Mr. Shaheen has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Engineering and Applied Sciences from Harvard College.

Dharmendra Sinha

Mr. Dharmendra Kumar Sinha is the Executive Vice President and President, Global Client Services of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. From 2007 to December 2013, Mr. Sinha served as our Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Sales and Field Marketing. From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Sinha served as our Vice President, responsible for our Manufacturing, Logistics, Retail, Hospitality, and Technology verticals. From 1997 to 2004, Mr. Sinha held a variety of other management roles. Prior to joining Cognizant in 1997, Mr. Sinha worked with Tata Consultancy Services and CMC Limited, an IT solutions provider. Mr. Sinha has a Bachelor of Science degree from Patna Science College, Patna and an MBA degree from the Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra.

Santosh Thomas

Mr. Santosh Thomas is the Executive Vice President and President, Global Growth Markets of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Prior to his current role, Mr. Thomas served as our Head, Growth Markets from 2011 through July 2016. From 1999 to 2011, Mr. Thomas held various senior positions at Cognizant including leading Continental European operations and various roles in client relationships and market development in North America. Prior to joining Cognizant in 1999, Mr. Thomas worked with Informix and HCL Hewlett Packard Limited. Mr. Thomas has an undergraduate degree in engineering from RV College of Engineering, Bangalore and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management from the XLRI - Xavier School of Management in India.

Robert Telesmanic

Mr. Robert Telesmanic is the Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Mr. Telesmanic has been our Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer since January 2017, a Senior Vice President since 2010 and our Corporate Controller since 2004. Prior to that, he served as our Assistant Corporate Controller from 2003 to 2004. Prior to joining Cognizant, Mr. Telesmanic spent over 14 years with Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Telesmanic has a Bachelor of Science degree from New York University and an MBA degree from Columbia University.

Sean Middleton

Mr. Sean Middleton is the Senior Vice President and President, Cognizant Accelerator of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Mr. Middleton was previously Vice President and President, Cognizant Accelerator from July 2016 to January 2017. Mr. Middleton served as Chief Operating Officer of our Emerging Business Accelerator division from 2012 to July 2016 and as Chief of Staff to the Company's Chief Executive Officer from 2010 to 2013. Prior to joining Cognizant in 2010, Mr. Middleton worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a management consultant. Mr. Middleton has a Bachelor degree in Computer Science from Cornell University and an MBA degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Zein Abdalla

Mr. Zein Abdalla is an Independent Director of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Mr. Abdalla was elected to our Board of Directors in September 2015. Previously, he was the President of PepsiCo, Inc., a leading global food, snack and beverage company, from September 2012 through his retirement in December 2014. Prior thereto he served as Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Europe, a division of PepsiCo, starting in November 2009 and as President, PepsiCo Europe Region starting in January 2006. He previously held a variety of senior positions at PepsiCo since he joined that company in 1995, including as General Manager of PepsiCo's European Beverage Business, General Manager of Tropicana Europe and Franchise Vice President for Pakistan and the Gulf region. Mr. Abdalla has served on the Board of Directors of The TJX Companies, Inc. since 2012, where he is currently a member of the Corporate Governance Committee and the Finance Committee. Mr. Abdalla received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Imperial College, London University.

Betsy Atkins

Ms. Betsy S. Atkins is an Independent Director of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Ms. Atkins, has been the CEO of venture capital firm Baja LLC, a company she founded, and was previously Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Clear Standards, Inc., a provider of energy management and sustainability software and solutions.

Maureen Breakiron-Evans

Ms. Maureen Breakiron-Evans, CPA, is an Independent Director of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Ms. Breakiron-Evans was elected to our Board of Directors in May 2009. Ms. Breakiron-Evans served as Chief Financial Officer of Towers Perrin from January 2007 to April 2008. From February 2005 to October 2006, she served as Vice President and General Auditor of CIGNA Corporation, where she was responsible for managing the enterprise risk management and internal audit functions. From 2001 to 2004, Ms. Breakiron-Evans served as EVP and Chief Financial Officer at Inovant, LLC, which is Visa’s captive technology development and transaction processing company. Prior to that, she held several positions at Transamerica Corporation, a provider of insurance, investments and retirement products and services, including Vice President and General Auditor, Vice President of Control and Services and President of Transamerica Business Technologies Corp. Ms. Breakiron-Evans began her career as a financial auditor, ultimately serving as an Audit Partner with Arthur Andersen & Co. Ms. Breakiron-Evans has served on the Board of Directors of Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., a provider of payment processing services, since 2012, where she is currently the Chair of the Audit Committee. She has also served on the Board of Directors of Ally Financial Inc., a provider of payment processing services, since 2015, where she is currently a member of the Audit Committee. Ms. Breakiron-Evans has previously served on the Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh, a private government-sponsored enterprise and ING Direct, an Internet bank. Ms. Breakiron-Evans received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Stetson University, a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School and a Master of Liberal Arts degree from Stanford University. Ms. Breakiron-Evans is also a certified public accountant in the State of California.

Jonathan Chadwick

Mr. Jonathan C. Chadwick is an Independent Director of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Mr. Chadwick was elected to our Board of Directors in April 2016. He was most recently Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of VMware, Inc., a virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions company, prior to his departure in February 2016 to expand his advisory roles with other companies. Mr. Chadwick was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at VMware since he joined the company in November 2012. Prior to joining VMware, Mr. Chadwick served as the Chief Financial Officer of Skype and as a corporate Vice President of Microsoft Corporation since its acquisition of Skype in October 2011. Mr. Chadwick joined Skype from McAfee, Inc., a security technology company, where he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from June 2010 until February 2011. From 1997 to 2010, he held various financial roles at Cisco Systems, Inc., including Senior Vice President, CFO – Global Customer Markets, Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer, and Vice President, Corporate Finance & Planning. He also worked for Coopers & Lybrand, an accounting firm, in various roles in the U.S. and U.K. Mr. Chadwick has served on the Board of Directors of F5 Networks, Inc. since 2011, where he is currently the Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Chadwick is a Chartered Accountant in England and Wales and holds an honors degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Bath, U.K.

John Dineen

Mr. John M. Dineen is an Independent Director of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Mr. Dineen has served as an Operating Advisor to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC, a private equity firm, since January 2015. From 1986 to October 2014, Mr. Dineen served in a variety of leadership roles with General Electric Company, including as Chief Executive Officer of GE Healthcare, Chief Executive Officer of GE Transportation, President of GE Plastics, General Manager of GE's Power Equipment business and General Manager of GE’s Appliances, Microwave and Air-Conditioning businesses. Mr. Dineen has served on the board of directors of Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. since 2015, where he is currently the Chairman of the Organization and Compensation Committee. Mr. Dineen holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology and Computer Science from the University of Vermont.

John Fox

Mr. John N. Fox, Jr., is an Independent Director of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Mr. Fox was elected to our Board of Directors in December 2007. From 1998 until 2003, he served as Vice Chairman of Deloitte & Touche LLP and Global Director, Strategic Clients for Deloitte Consulting. Mr. Fox has held various other positions with Deloitte Consulting from 1968 to 2003 and in addition to his responsibilities as Vice Chairman and Global Director, he also served on Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu’s Board of Directors and was a member of the Governance (Executive) Committee from 1998 to 2003. Mr. Fox has served on the Board of Directors of VASCO Data Security International, Inc. since 2005, where he is currently the Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. He also serves as a Trustee for Wabash College and the Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Mr. Fox received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wabash College and his Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan.

Leo Mackay

Mr. Leo S. Mackay, Jr., is an Independent Director of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Mr. Mackay was appointed to our Board of Directors in September 2012. He is currently Vice President, Ethics and Sustainability at Lockheed Martin Corporation, a defense contractor engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture and integration of products and services. He also served in various other positions for Lockheed, including Vice President, Corporate Business Development, from 2007 through 2011, in which he was responsible for leading Lockheed’s strategic customer relationship development and as President, Integrated Coast Guard Systems LLC and Vice President and General Manager, Coast Guard Systems, from 2005 through 2007. From 2003 through 2005, Dr. Mackay served as Chief Operations Officer for ACS State Healthcare LLC. Dr. Mackay is a former Navy F-14 pilot, a Naval Fighter Weapons School graduate and a veteran of Operation Earnest Will. He later served as the Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), where he received the Exceptional Service Medal, the VA's highest honor. He is also the 2012 recipient of the Black Engineer of the Year Award for Career Achievement from US Black Engineer magazine. Dr. Mackay is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group and the Council on Foreign Relations. He currently serves on the Board of the Center for a New American Security and is Vice Chairman of the Board of Regents at Concordia Theological Seminary–Fr. Wayne. Dr. Mackay received a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy, a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University–John F. Kennedy School of Government and a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University.

Michael Patsalos-Fox

Mr. Michael Patsalos-Fox is an Independent Director of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Mr. Patsalos-Fox was elected to our Board of Directors in July 2012. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Stroz Friedberg, a global investigation and cyber security firm, a position he has held since November 2013. Until October 2013, he was a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, where he worked for 32 years. During his tenure at McKinsey, Mr. Patsalos-Fox served on the firm's Operating Committee and was elected to the firm’s Board for 12 years. He led the Americas region, the New York and New Jersey Offices, the North American Corporate Finance and Strategy practice and the European Telecoms practice. From 2009 through June 2012, he led McKinsey's new global data and software growth opportunities. Born in Cyprus, Mr. Patsalos-Fox has lived in Australia, Switzerland, the UK and USA. Mr. Patsalos-Fox holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer sciences and pure mathematics from Sydney University in Australia and a Master of Business Administration degree with distinction from the International Institute of Management Development (IMD), Lausanne, Switzerland.

Joseph Velli

Mr. Joseph Mark Velli is an Independent Director of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. Previously served as Senior Executive Vice President and as a member of the Senior Policy Committee of The Bank of New York (now BNY Mellon). During his 22-year tenure with The Bank of New York, Mr. Velli held a number of other positions, including heading Global Issuer Services, Global Liquidity Services, Pension and 401(k) Services, Consumer and Retail Banking, and Correspondent Clearing and Securities Services. Most recently, following his tenure with The Bank of New York, he served from 2006 to 2013 as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Convergex Group, LLC, a provider of software platforms and technology-enabled brokerage services. Prior to joining The Bank of New York, Mr. Velli was head of Citibank’s Depositary Receipt business. Mr. Velli currently serves on the boards of directors of two public companies: Paychex, Inc. (Nasdaq: PAYX), a provider of payroll, human resource and benefits outsourcing services, where he is chair of the corporate development committee; and Computershare Limited (ASX: CPU), a global provider of corporate trust, stock transfer, employee share plan and mortgage servicing services, where he is chair of the remuneration committee. Mr. Velli previously served on the board of directors of E*TRADE Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: ETFC) until October 2014. Mr. Velli is a senior advisor to Lovell Minnick Partners, LLC, a private equity firm, and is also a member of the board of trustees for William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey.

David Nelson