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Engineering modern business to improve everyday lives

Let us help you discover new ways of operating so you can anticipate and act, as if on intuition.

Cognizant Norway


Cognizant engineers modern businesses. As one of the largest global professional services companies we help clients in Norway modernize technology, reimagine processes and transform experiences so they can stay ahead in our fast-changing world. Together, we’re improving everyday life.

Cognizant was established in Norway in 2005 and our head office is in Oslo and we also have a Center of Excellence for HR / Payroll in Stavanger and service centers in Stord and Kristiansand. In Norway, we have around 420 employees in addition to over 800 employees at nearshore IT delivery centers in Latvia (Riga) and Lithuania (Vilnius) who provide knowledge about industry-specific business processes in the Nordic languages. Cognizant focuses on diversity and inclusion with 44.6% women 55.4% men among the employees in the Nordic region.

We focus on IoT, AI, software development, and cloud services – technology that changes business’ character. Our global presence means that we can provide services locally.

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Management team

Shahid Skar

Country Manager Norway

As a member of the Nordic leadership team, Shahid will be based in Oslo to lead Cognizant in Norway. Cognizant Norway is committed to Accelerating Digital and helping clients on their transformation journeys.

Shahid has more than 20 years of experience from various leadership positions across sales and delivery, in various industries. He started his career in the Norwegian Defence Force with logistics as his area of expertise. Shahid has also held several managerial positions at IBM, Microsoft, and Intelecom.

Shahid holds an Executive MBA in Economic Control from the Norwegian School of Business and Administration (NHH) and has completed the Royal Norwegian Air Force Academy.

Anne-Sofie Risåsen

Head of Nordics

Thomas Anglero

CTIO (CTO and Innovation Officer)

Tove Kaiku

Head of HR for Nordics & Baltics

The biggest brands people rely on every day—rely on our people every day


Employees worldwide


Total revenue


2022 Fortune 500 ranking

Over the past 25 years, we’ve built relationships with market-leading companies around the world.


30 of the top 30 global pharma companies


9 of the top 10 European banks


6 of the top 10 internet companies


16 of the top 20 healthcare plans

What we do

We use expertise that’s been proven and tested around the globe to help you get ahead of challenges, sense opportunities sooner and outpace change.

experience transformation
Transform experiences

Reach new levels of convenience, elegance and beauty with hyper-personalized experiences that connect faster, generate growth and build brand loyalty.

intelligent processes
Reimagine processes

Learn how process automation and technology can help your business act with the kind of insight, precision and speed needed in our fast-changing world.

modernize technology
Modernize technology

Stay relevant today and ready for tomorrow with software built to learn and deploy massive processing power—all unlocked in the cloud to create value in every byte of data.


Benefit from our approach to transformation.

With digital solutions, we help you deliver better business outcomes.

Aker Solutions
Aker Solutions

Improve predictive maintenance and increase employee productivity using apps.

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Move to the cloud to safeguard fish health and increase profitability by using IoT data.

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Move beyond just running your business by turning it into one that sees the next best action, and then acts as if on intuition—in the moments that matter.

Our culture inspires us to live our values

Each member of our team takes responsibility for creating a culture that enables exceptional outcomes.

What we value

We help imagine, build and implement technologies to keep our clients constantly aware and responsive.

What we believe

Our social purpose weaves environmental and social considerations into every element of our business model.

Who we are

Every day, all around the world, our people engineer impact―with their clients, communities, colleagues and in their own lives.

How we behave

We respect everyone’s unique voice and background because we know that diversity helps us thrive, and we benefit from having everyone at the table.

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Innovative work, meaningful career paths. See how
you can accomplish your career goals at Cognizant.

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  • Our offices in Norway

    Lysaker Park

    Cognizant Technology Solutions
    Professor Kohts vei 9, 1366 Lysaker

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    Stavanger B37
    Badehusgata 37-39, 4014 Stavanger, Norway
    Postbox 166, 4001 Stavanger, Norway

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    Cognizant Oil and Gas
    Bleikjehaugen,5411 Stord, Norway

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    Cognizant Oil and Gas
    Kjøita 18, 4630 Kristiansand, Norway

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