Ex-President of Cognizant
Co-Founder & Partner of Recognize
Raj Mehta is a Co-Founder & Partner of Recognize which works with entrepreneurs helping them build differentiated technology service companies.
Prior to Recognize, Raj spent 22 years at Cognizant Technology Solutions where he held various senior management positions. Most recently, Raj served as President responsible for the company’s overall P&L and leading the company’s global industry, geographic business units, consulting, Digital Business, and Digital Systems & Technology practice areas. Raj joined Cognizant when they were about 10M in revenue and 1000 employees. During his tenure, Cognizant attained a Fortune 195 ranking, with over $16 billion in annual revenue, 40B market cap and over 300,000 employees worldwide across more than 40 countries. He also, integrated 50+ acquisition across many markets, technologies and industries. Cognizant was included in Fortune’s Most Admired Companies list for the eleventh consecutive year and achieved number 16 on Barron’s ranking of Top 100 Most Sustainable Companies based on environment, social, and governance practices.
Raj received an M.B.A. from Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of Business and a B.S. in Business Management from the University of Maryland. Raj is the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from Carnegie Mellon University.
Raj currently serves on the board of directors of QualiTest, Revature, and is the Chairman of Hexaware.