5 highest paid Indian IT CEOs

#1.Francisco D’Souza

CEO, Cognizant
Francisco D’Souza

Salary: Rs 73 crore ($12.2 million)

Francisco D’Souza has more than 20 years of experience in the information technology industry, in both operational and advisory roles. Effective 1 January 2007, D’Souza was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Cognizant. He oversees much of the operations and business development of the company, working closely with Cognizant clients who are using offshore resources to execute large software development and maintenance projects

#2.Vishal Sikka


CEO, Infosys
Vishal Sikka

CEO, Infosys

Salary: Rs 30 crore ($5.08 million)

Vishal Sikka, chief executive officer of Infosys has become the highest-paid professional CEO (promoter CEOs have higher salaries) in India.

He is the highest paid executive in the Indian information technology (IT) sector.

Sikka’s total annual remuneration would be up to $5.08 million (Rs 30 crore), in addition to stock options worth $2 million, the company said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday.

#3.N Chandrasekharan

CEO, Tata Consultancy Services
N Chandrasekharan

N Chandrasekharan

CEO, Tata Consultancy Services

Salary: Rs 18.68 crore ($3.2 mn)

#4.Ashok Vemuri

CEO, iGate
Ashok Vemuri

Ashok Vemuri

CEO, iGate

Salary: Rs 16.2 crore ($2.7 mn)

#5.T K Kurien

CEO, Wipro
T K Kurien

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