Frank D’Souza

Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, Cognizant; Member of the Board of Directors, General Electric; Member, Santander International Advisory Board

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BIOGRAPHY

Mr. D’Souza is Cognizant’s CEO and a member of the Company’s Board of Directors. As CEO, he is responsible for managing Cognizant’s growth as a leading provider of global consulting, information technology and outsourcing services. During his tenure as CEO, Cognizant’s employee base has grown from 55,000 to over 240,000. As a result of its strong growth, Cognizant has been named a member of the S&P 500, the Fortune 500, the Forbes Global 2000 and one of Forbes' Fastest Growing Tech Companies.

Mr. D’Souza joined Cognizant as a co-founder in 1994–the year it was started as a division of The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation. He has served on the Board of Directors of General Electric Company since 2013, where he is a member of the Technology and Industrial Risk Committee. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Mellon University, as Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of The New York Hall of Science and on the Board of Directors of the U.S.-India Business Council. He is a member of the World Economic Forum and the Science Visiting Council for the acclaimed PBS science program, NOVA.

The son of an Indian diplomat, Mr. D’Souza is a global citizen who has lived in nine different countries and traveled to many others. He obtained his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Macau and his MBA from Carnegie-Mellon University.

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Meet Our Speakers

This year the Santander International Banking Conference is bringing together representatives from the most relevant public and private institutions who will take part in different keynotes, conversations and panels throughout the day.

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Ana Botín
Executive Chairman, Banco Santander
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José Antonio
Álvarez
Chief Executive Officer, Banco Santander
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Markus Kerber
Director General and Member of the Presidential Board, Federation of German Industries (BDI)
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Andreas Dombret
Member of the Executive Board, Deutsche Bundesbank
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Martin Hellwig
Director, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods
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John Berrigan
Deputy Director-General, European Commission, DG for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
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Mauro Grande
Board Member and Director Strategy and Policy Coordination, Single Resolution Board
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Verena Ross
Executive Director, European Securities and Markets Authority
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Robert Frohwein
Chief Executive Officer, Kabbage
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Luis María Linde
Governor , Bank of Spain
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Frank D`Souza
Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, Cognizant; Member of the Board of Directors, General Electric; Member, Santander International Advisory Board
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Eileen Burbidge
FinTech Envoy, HM Treasury
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Liliana
Rojas-Suárez
Senior Fellow , Center for Global Development
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Christopher
Woolard
Director of Strategy and Competition, UK Financial Conduct Authority
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Robin Niblett
Director, Chatham House
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Burkhard Balz
Member of the Committee for Economic & Monetary Affairs, European Parliament
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Giuseppe Siani
Deputy Director General of Microprudential Supervision IV, ECB Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM)
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Shriti Vadera
Chairman, Banco Santander UK
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Jose María Roldán
Chairman, AEB
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Silvia Marques
Director of Regulation, Central Bank of Brazil
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Luis de Guindos
Minister of Economic Affairs, Industry and Competitiveness, Government of Spain