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    Rajesh Balaji

Rajesh Balaji

Strategic Advisor


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