Francisco D'Souza


Francisco D’Souza has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2019. Frank is Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Recognize Partners, a position he has held since November 2019. He co-founded Cognizant Technology Solutions (“Cognizant”) in 1994 and served as its Chief Executive Officer from January 2007 to March 2019, where he oversaw a period of sustained growth and transformation that included: 10x increase in revenue from $1.4 billion in 2006 to $16.1 billion in 2018, a 7x increase in headcount from 39,000 in 2006 to 282,000 in 2018 and Cognizant’s inclusion in the Fortune 200. Frank also served on the board of directors of General Electric Company from February 2013 to May 2023 and on the board of directors of Cognizant from January 2007 to March 2020 and as its Vice Chairman from June 2018 to March 2020. Frank serves on the tech-focused international advisory board of Banco Santander. He holds a B.B.A from the University of Macau and an M.B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University.