10 Top Lieutenants That Make Big Bucks


No. 3: Gordon J. Coburn, CFO, COO, Treasurer, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Total Compensation: $6.2 Million

Gordon manages Cognizant's overall profit and loss. He has served as Cognizant's CFO and COO, responsible for worldwide financial planning and analysis, accounting, treasury/tax, audit and investor relations functions. As COO, he oversaw the solution provider's global talent organization, as well as its internal technology and infrastructure. He joined Cognizant in 1996 and served as CFO through its IPO in 1998.