CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO 18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350,
AS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO
SECTION 906 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002*
In connection with the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (the “Company”) for the period ended September 30, 2016 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the “Report”), the undersigned, Francisco D’Souza, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, hereby certifies, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, that:
(1) The Report fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and
(2) The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.
November 7, 2016
/s/ Francisco D’Souza
Chief Executive Officer
(Principal Executive Officer)
A signed original of this written statement required by Section 906 has been provided to Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation and will be retained by Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation and furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission or its staff upon request.