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    Rajesh Balaji

Rajesh Balaji

Strategic Advisor


Rajesh is a global business leader with robust strategy and execution track record. In his current role as a Partner with Catalincs Partners, Rajesh enables technology companies embrace digital for growth and scale.

Rajesh has managed multi-billion dollar businesses, driving digital transformation at Global 2000 corporations.

In the past two decades at Cognizant (NASDAQ:CTSH), he incubated several business units, including Manufacturing, Logistics, Energy and Utilities and Engineering Services (IOT). Most recently, he transformed the Enterprise Application Services businesses of Cognizant to be a pioneer in cloud and digital transformations, including building out the Salesforce practice to be one the top practices in the world.

Rajesh brings inspiring leadership qualities coupled with a strong foundation in technology, business development and P&L management. With a good blend of strategic and operational focus, Rajesh has led transformation programs that have an impact on the entire organization.

With a strong belief in building a culture of camaraderie and supportive inter-dependency, Rajesh has groomed leaders who have gone on to take up larger responsibilities and are today members of the Executive Leadership team of Cognizant and other Global 2000 companies. In a talent-constrained market, Rajesh has adopted strategies to aid in overall talent expansion across the industry in addition to developing focused talent for the business.

Based in Chennai, India, Rajesh enjoys putting to use his new found skills in Contract Bridge and Golf in addition to being an avid Chennai Super Kings fan.