Arun Varadarajan

Arun Varadarajan is Vice President and Global Head of Data within Cognizant Digital Businesses’s AI & Analytics Practice.  With over 25 years of global experience in the tech industry – in business development, consulting, product engineering and delivery in global organizations – Arun helps companies get ready for the new data economy by establishing an AI-ready modern data foundation.  He joined Cognizant in 2014 and has played various roles over the last five years within the Analytics & Information Management Practice, and today leads a $1.12 billion business that provides data engineering services to Cognizant’s clients. 

Arun has had significant global experience across Asia, Middle East, ANZ, Europe and North America in building solutions, creating market relationships, establishing a strong customer base and building partner ecosystems. He received  an MBA from Stephen Ross School of Business at University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree in computer science & engineering from College of Engineering Guindy, Chennai. He can be reached at Arun.Varadarajan2@cognizant.com | linkedin.com/in/arun-varadarajan-0a26393.

Lessons from the Front Lines of Data Modernization

The explosion of disparate data types and formats may seem overwhelming to even the most fervent of digital junkies, but the information deluge is generating new opportunities for businesses across the board. With data spawned by both humans and machines (sensors, drones, etc.), and from sources such as real-time weather and location-based systems and feeds […]

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