Chakradhar Agraharam

Chakradhar “Gooty” Agraharam is VP and Commercial Head of EMEA for Cognizant’s Digital Business Operations’ IPA Practice. In this role,  he leads advisory, consulting, automation and analytics growth and delivery within the region.

Gooty leads a team across the region helping clients navigate and scale their automation and digital  transformation journeys.  He has over 25 years of consulting experience, working with clients on large systems integration, program management and transformation comsulting programs across Asia, Europe and the Americas. He has also held executive positions with leading BPO players, was a senior partner at DXC, leading that company’s technology advisory practice, and led Cognizant Business Consulting’s Digital Business Practice.

Gooty holds an MBA from IIM, Calcutta (India’s Premier B school), and has executive management certifications from Rutgers, Henley Business School. Gooty has won reputed industry awards with MCA for his contribution to the digital industry in the UK and is a member of various industry forums. He can be reached at