Cognizant Vice Chairman and CEO Francisco DSouza. (Photo: Mint)
Cognizant Vice Chairman and CEO Francisco DSouza. (Photo: Mint)

Cognizant's DSouza named chairman of WEF IT and Electronics Governors community

  • DSouza said that the IT and Electronics Governors community is an effective platform to help the industry address some of the challenges
  • IT and Electronics Governors community is a group dedicated to ensuring the long-term sustainability of industry and society

New Delhi: Tech firm Cognizant on Tuesday said its Vice Chairman and CEO Francisco DSouza has been named Chairman of the IT and Electronics Governors community at the World Economic Forum's annual meet in Davos, Switzerland.

"The IT and Electronics Governors community is a group of business leaders dedicated to ensuring the long-term sustainability of their industry and society.

"A key focus for the community in 2019 will be addressing the industry's challenge of trust and being responsible stewards of data and the many technologies and markets of industry firms, including artificial intelligence," Cognizant said in a statement.

DSouza said that the IT and Electronics Governors community is an effective platform to help the industry address some of the challenges that arise with technology becoming central to business and daily life.

"I look forward to working with my peers to identify our agenda and advance key industry initiatives in 2019," he said.

The World Economic Forum annual meet in Davos brings together the heads and members of more than 100 governments, top brass of global companies, leaders of international organisations as well as prominent cultural, societal and thought leaders.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text.

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