No. 15: Steven Schwartz, SVP General Counsel, Cognizant Technology Solutions
Total Compensation: $1.9 Million
Schwartz is responsible on a global basis for managing all of Cognizant's legal services, including major contract negotiations, SEC compliance and implementation of confidentiality and intellectual property policies. In addition, he is responsible for providing legal counsel regarding the solution provider's strategic direction and overall business objectives. Schwartz runs the company's government affairs and compliance functions.