Current Job: Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Cognizant Technology Solutions
MBA, Carnegie Mellon University
BBA, University of East Asia
At 38, Francisco is among the youngest CEOs of the software services industry. Prior to his appointment in January 2007, Francisco served as COO and managed Cognizant?s North American and European businesses. He is among one of the firm?s earliest employees as he joined the firm in 1994, the year it was founded. Prior to joining Cognizant, Francisco was a management associate at Dun & Bradstreet. The child of a foreign service officer, Francisco grew up in many different countries across the globe. He was drawn to technology as a child and spent his teen years teaching himself programming.?