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Lawrence Wieser - Chief Administrative Officer at Cognizant

Lawrence Wieser

Chief Administrative Officer

Lawrence Wieser is the Chief Administrative Officer of Cognizant. In his role as CAO, he reports directly to the CEO and leads the company’s real estate, procurement, pricing, contract management and sales operations. Lawrence joined Cognizant in May 2020.

Before joining Cognizant, Lawrence was with Unisys, where for 15 years he served on the company’s Executive Committee and oversaw global operations, with responsibility for procurement, real estate, operations, project quality, aspects of onshore service delivery and the development of offshore delivery capability.

Prior to Unisys, Lawrence spent 18 years with Hewlett-Packard, serving as a Vice President of Finance in business unit, regional and corporate roles. He also held a variety of increasingly senior finance positions at Compaq Computer and Digital Equipment.

Lawrence holds both a bachelor’s degree in Computer and Software Engineering and an MBA from the University of Michigan.