CEO Innovation Lecture
Friday, November 18, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM (EST)
6th Annual CEO Innovation Lecture
Francisco D'Souza, President and CEO, Cognizant
Friday, November 18, 2011
Leading Through Uncertainty
Francisco D’Souza is the President and CEO of Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH), a leading global provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services. Francisco’s leadership inspires more than 111,000 business and technology professionals who manage projects delivered from 40 countries. Since Francisco’s promotion to CEO in 2007, company revenues have tripled to more than $4.5 billion fueling Cognizant’s rise to the Fortune 500, where it debuted at number 484 earlier this year.
In its first-ever appearance on the Barron's 500 in May, Cognizant ranked 42nd among S&P 500 companies.
Francisco was named one of the nation’s best CEOs in Institutional Investor’s 2011 and 2010 All-America Executive Team ranking. He also received an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award and serves on the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Mellon University and The New York Hall of Science. Francisco earned his bachelor's degree from the University of East Asia and his M.B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University.
Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall (The Mansion)
Fairleigh Dickinson University's College at Florham
285 Madison Avenue, Madison, New Jersey 07940
Registration/Breakfast: 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Lecture: 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Networking: 10:00-10:30 a.m.
Cost: $50, $75 at the door
For more information, please call 973-443-8842 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
When & Where
Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship-Silberman College of Business-Fairleigh Dickinson University
Part of the Silberman College of Business since 1989, the mission of the Rothman Institute is to teach and support entrepreneurship and innovation in the academic, business and nonprofit communities. An outstanding entrepreneurship curriculum taught by an excellent faculty has helped make the academic program among the top 20 in the nation. In addition, our innovative outreach programs help people succeed in their new or growing ventures as well as in their corporations or organizations.