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Surya Gummadi

Executive Vice President and President, Cognizant AmericasCognizant

New York, NY

Member Since May 2023


A client-centric, goal-oriented senior executive, I am EVP and President of Cognizant Americas, responsible for the overall strategic direction and performance of Cognizant’s business in the United States, Latin America, and Canada, helping clients modernize, reimagine, and transform their business. I served as Interim Americas Lead before being named to my current role. Previously, I was SVP of Cognizant's Global Health Sciences organization, where I led the approximately $5 billion Health Services business unit and spearheaded go-to-market strategy, product road maps, and the digitization agenda.

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Company bio

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) engineers modern businesses. We help our clients modernize technology, reimagine processes and transform experiences so they can stay ahead in our fast-changing world. Together, we’re improving everyday life. See how at or @cognizant.



Area of focus

Intelligent Process Automation
Digital Engineering

Company size

10,001 plus

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