Francisco D'Souza, Cognizant CEO and president
D'Souza’s compensation climbed 5% in 2011, but Cognizant made much bigger gains in revenue and income during the same time period. His $11.8 million pay package included a $566,500 salary, $908,248 bonus, equity awards valued at $10.3 million, and $1,500 in perks. The company reported $6.1 billion in revenue, a gain of 33% compared to $4.6 billion in 2010. Net income hit $884 million in 2011, up 20% from $734 million a year earlier.