John Sansoucie
Chairman & CEO

John woke up in India one night in 2004 and started this CogNet adventure using his 27 years of experience in TPA, HRO and PEO. John has implemented and set up four global service operations and began actively managing human resource businesses in the India market in 2004.

Priorto founding CogNet, John served in several senior executive positions at leading HR Outsourcing firms including CFO at US Personnel, VPof Finance and Product Management at Advantec, and Group Controller for a division of Dun & Bradstreet.

John is a graduate of the University of Missouri with a degree in Finance. He also has an MBA from University of South Florida.

Saleem Yusuff
COO & Managing Director

Saleem is the co-founder and Managing Director of CogNet. Saleem’s responsibility is to drive strategic offerings delivering business value to clients including technology enablement. With over 22+ years in the business service industry, he brings with him functional expertise in HR, Finance and technology.

Prior to CogNet, Saleem served as Director of IT for a leading HR Service company and helped oversee the offshore operations. In his previous tenure with Brigade Corporation, Saleem was responsible for managing large scale technology infrastructure projects spanning multiple data centres.

Saleem is a graduate of the University of Madras, India with a degree in Computer Science Engineering.

Jeff DeLoach
President & CRO

Jeff could be referred to as the Father of CogNet having hatched the HR global services center over 17 years ago. He has returned home to help build on that vision in partnership with the outstanding team that has made it what is today.

Jeff has over 25 years of experience in the BPO, HRO, and Technology space. Previously he served as CEO of US Personnel, CEO of QCI an international hardware and services provider. He has also served as Managing Partner for TDG, Inc. a global advisory and services company that helped develop and scale one of the largest HR Service companies in China.

Jeff is a graduate of Baylor University with a degree in Political Science.