Chief Technology Officer
Surej is UST Global’s President – Client Services and CTO having global responsibility for all of its Core Business and Systems. All the Industry groups, Service groups and the IS organization is part of the Core Business and Systems Organization.
Until recently , Surej was Cognizant’s Vice President and Global Markets Head for their Engineering and Manufacturing Solutions business unit which he founded in 2010. Before that he was responsible for Cognizant’s Business in the Technology Industry and also for the Strategic Alliances program corporate wide.
Prior to this Surej ran the US West Strategic Business Unit for Cognizant’s largest vertical, Banking& Financial Services. Subsequently he was also globally responsible for Cognizant’s Specialty Technology Services Practice, which he founded that delivers services around Content Management and Portals, Content Design, Digital Security and Enterprise Application Integration.
Surej has over 25 years of experience in Information Systems, Electronics, Business and Technology Management. He was with Cognizant for over 8 years. Prior to Cognizant Surej spent over 16 years at Tata Consultancy services in several Strategy, Technology and Business Leadership roles where he was instrumental in laying the foundation for several core businesses and customer relationships.
Outside of his professional accomplishments, having made his mark in martial arts and rock music as well, his personal motto is “to strive for excellence in everything he does” and professionally is a strong believer in “customer comes first” and “management by objectives”.
He has majored in Electronics Engineering, is a Certified Quality Analyst and has also undergone the Executive Leadership Development Program at Harvard in addition to several leadership programs.
Surej currently lives in Sunnyvale, California. He enjoys music, golf, martial arts and spending time with family and friends.