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Robert Telesmanic - Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at Cognizant

Robert Telesmanic (Rob)

Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer

Robert Telesmanic is Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Cognizant. Appointed in early 2017, he is responsible for the company’s external financial reporting and overseeing our global controllership function. Rob is an accomplished financial executive with extensive experience and in-depth knowledge in accounting, regulatory reporting, internal control compliance, mergers and acquisition transactions, and leading financial system implementations.

Prior to his current position at Cognizant, Rob served as our Senior Vice President since 2010 and Corporate Controller since 2004. Prior to that, he served as our Assistant Corporate Controller from 2003 to 2004. Before joining Cognizant, he spent over 14 years with Deloitte & Touche LLP.

Rob holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science from New York University and an MBA degree from Columbia University.