Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting and business process outsourcing services. The Company operates through four segments: Financial Services, Healthcare, Products and Resources, and Communications, Media and Technology. It offers business, process, operations, and technology consulting services, application design and development, and systems integration services, application testing, consulting, and engineering services, and enterprise information management services. The Company also develops, licenses, implements, and supports various software products for the healthcare industry, including solutions for health insurance plans. 

HQParis, FR
Size (employees)268,900 (est)+3%
Cognizant was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Paris, FR
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Key People/Management at Cognizant

Francisco DSouza

Francisco DSouza

Karen McLoughlin

Karen McLoughlin

Rajeev Mehta

Rajeev Mehta

James Lennox

James Lennox

Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer
Santosh Thomas

Santosh Thomas

Executive Vice President and President, Global Growth Markets
Debashis Chatterjee

Debashis Chatterjee

Executive Vice President and President, Global Delivery
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Cognizant Office Locations

Cognizant has offices in Paris, Teaneck, Lyon, Grenoble and in 118 other locations
Paris, FR (HQ)
50-52 boulevard Haussmann
Teaneck, US (HQ)
500 Frank W. Burr Boulevard
Grenoble, FR
3, Avenue Doyen Louis Weil
Lyon, FR
40, quai Rambaud
Melbourne, AU
Level 6, Suite 2 15 William St
Sydney, AU
Level 4 28 Margaret St
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Cognizant Financials and Metrics

Cognizant Revenue

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Cognizant's revenue was reported to be $14.81 b in FY, 2017 which is a 9.8% increase from the previous period.

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Cognizant's current market capitalization is $38.5 b.
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Cognizant Operating Metrics

Cognizant's Customers was reported to be 357 in FY, 2017.
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Cognizant Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
SoftvisionOctober 04, 2018$550 m
Bolder Healthcare SolutionsApril 20, 2018
ZoneOctober 26, 2017
Netcentric, A Cognizant Digital BusinessOctober 24, 2017
TMG HealthJune 13, 2017
Brilliant ServiceMarch 01, 2017
AdaptraDecember 16, 2016
KIS Information Services (KIS)December 01, 2016
Nova ITDecember 01, 2016
MirabeauNovember 29, 2016
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Cognizant Revenue Breakdown

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Cognizant revenue breakdown by business segment: 12.6% from Communications, Media and Technology, 20.5% from Products and Resources, 28.8% from Healthcare and 38.1% from Financial Services

Cognizant revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.5% from Rest of World, 77.3% from North America , 7.8% from United Kingdom and 8.4% from Rest of Europe

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Cognizant Online and Social Media Presence

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Cognizant News and Updates

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The Global Middleoffice BPO Services Market 2019 Report contains in depth information major manufacturers, opportunities, challenges, and industry trends and their impact on the market forecast. Middleoffice BPO Services market also provides data about the company and its operations. Posted via Ind…

Cognizant Schedules Fourth Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call

TEANECK, N.J., Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH), a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process services, will announce results for the fourth quarter of 2018 on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, before market open. Following the release,...

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Global Internet of Things (IoT) Integration Market 2017-2024: Market is Influenced by Capgenini, Cognizant, Allerin, Pithomas & Softdel

DUBLIN, Jan. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Internet of Things (IoT) Integration Market-Technologies, Market share and Industry Forecast to 2024" report has been added to's offering. The global IoT integration market is expected to rise with a CAGR of about 35% ...
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Cognizant Blogs

World Economic Forum 2019 Preview: The Silk Road to 6G

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos this year will be the epicenter of two of the world’s most important trends: 5G and the rise of China.

Assistive Technologies Don’t Create an Inclusive Workplace — Committed Businesses Do

To make assistive technologies work, companies need to apply human resources, financial support and a change in mindset from compliance to inclusivity.

New Year, New Roles: Eight AI Jobs that Will Ensure Success in 2019

AI is already helping to generate new jobs. Here are eight AI job roles currently at work to help move businesses forward into the AI future.

Getting to Equal: The Myth of the Working Mom

Our cultural view of a working mom needs an update, as being a parent signifies a step forward in terms of personal growth, creativity and leadership.

The Challenge of Categorizing Gen Z: The Rise of the ‘Micro-gens’

With Gen Z, we need to shift our thinking away from stereotypes, and toward what these diverse individuals can teach us about the future.

How to Instill Trust with Intelligent Machines

As intelligent machines become a part of our world, it’s up to their makers to anticipate and incorporate methods for dealing with unintended consequences.
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Cognizant Company Life and Culture

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Cognizant Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cognizant founded?

    Cognizant was founded in 1994.

  • Who are Cognizant key executives?

    Cognizant's key executives are Francisco DSouza, Karen McLoughlin and Rajeev Mehta.

  • How many employees does Cognizant have?

    Cognizant has 268,900 employees.

  • What is Cognizant revenue?

    Latest Cognizant annual revenue is $14.8 b.

  • What is Cognizant revenue per employee?

    Latest Cognizant revenue per employee is $55.1 k.

  • Who are Cognizant competitors?

    Competitors of Cognizant include Accenture, Insight and Ciber.

  • Where is Cognizant headquarters?

    Cognizant headquarters is located at 50-52 boulevard Haussmann, Paris.

  • Where are Cognizant offices?

    Cognizant has offices in Paris, Teaneck, Lyon, Grenoble and in 118 other locations.

  • How many offices does Cognizant have?

    Cognizant has 133 offices.