Meera Krishnamurthy is Cognizant’s Global Head – Insurance Business Unit. She is focused on setting the Insurance unit’s business goals, investment priorities, strategy and client relationships. She joined Cognizant in 2005 and has held several key roles in Cognizant’s Insurance practice around the world. Meera has over 26 years of experience in the financial services and insurance industries.
Meera is a founding member of the board of directors of the Cognizant U.S. Foundation and is actively involved in a variety of Cognizant outreach and diversity programs. She is the regional leader of Cognizant’s Women Empowered business resource group in Connecticut and board member at MAKERS, a media brand built to accelerate the women’s movement through stories of real-life experiences that ignite passion and action. She regularly champions the cause of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) initiatives in the greater Hartford area, where she speaks and participates in several outreach events.
Meera earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Madras with a specialization in computer science and mathematics.