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Alan Alper

VP Global Thought Leadership Programs

Cognizant

E About Alan Alper

In this role, Alan is responsible for much of Cognizant’s thought leadership, globally. This includes white papers, case studies, blogs, short-form content that appears in the Latest Thinking section of cognizant.com (and Digital Perspectives app), videos, podcasts, live-streaming video webinars and specialty publications, such as Cognizanti, the company’s flagship thought leadership journal.

Previously, Alan was the online editor of Managing Automation magazine and served as editorial director at Gomez, Inc., an internet performance monitoring/ benchmarking/advisory services firm based in Waltham, MA. Prior to this, he was news and features editor at Computerworld. He also was on the founding team at Computer Industry Daily, the information technology industry’s first online daily publication, launched by Ziff Davis under the tutelage of industry “gadfly” (now venture capitalist), Esther Dyson.

His freelance articles have appeared in Datacommunications, Datamation and Venture magazines, as well as The Improper Bostonian. Alan cut his teeth in the daily newspaper business at the Albany Times-Union and Saratogian, and served as news editor at The Wyckoff News, a weekly newspaper in Wyckoff, N.J..

After finishing college, Alan interned for Jack Anderson, the world-renowned columnist. He earned his bachelor’s degree in rhetoric and communications (minoring in journalism) at the State University of New York at Albany.

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Multiple Authors |Jun 23, 2020

How advanced technologies and significant behavior changes can help us mitigate the impact of global health crises like COVID-19....

56 Minutes

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Euan Davis

AVP - Center for the Future of Work, EMEA at Cognizant

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Robert Brown

VP - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Manish Bahl

AVP - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Desmond Dickerson

Manager - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Alan Alper

VP Global Thought Leadership Programs at Cognizant

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Patricia (Trish) Birch

SVP & Global Practice Leader, Healthcare Consulting at Cognizant

Peter Borden

Chief Digital Officer for Healthcare at Cognizant

Bret Greenstein

SVP & Global Markets Head of AI & Analytics at Cognizant

Multiple Authors |Jun 12, 2020

This special edition of From/To is a snapshot of how millions of people around the world are living and working today –...

59 Minutes

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Benjamin Pring

Vice President & Managing Director Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Euan Davis

AVP - Center for the Future of Work, EMEA at Cognizant

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Robert Brown

VP - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Manish Bahl

AVP - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Desmond Dickerson

Manager - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Michael Cook

Senior Manager - Center for the Future of Work, EMEA at Cognizant

Alan Alper

VP Global Thought Leadership Programs at Cognizant

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Caroline Styr

Executive - Center for the Future of Work, EMEA at Cognizant

Multiple Authors |Mar 31, 2020

After the virus the world is going to be quite different. Whether the current lockdown lasts weeks or months (heaven help us,...

45 Minutes

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Benjamin Pring

Vice President & Managing Director Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Euan Davis

AVP - Center for the Future of Work, EMEA at Cognizant

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Robert Brown

VP - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Manish Bahl

AVP - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Desmond Dickerson

Manager - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Michael Cook

Senior Manager - Center for the Future of Work, EMEA at Cognizant

Alan Alper

VP Global Thought Leadership Programs at Cognizant

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Mara Stefan

Senior Director, Catalyst at Cognizant

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Caroline Styr

Executive - Center for the Future of Work, EMEA at Cognizant

Alan Alper |Nov 21, 2019

As the French writer Simone de Beauvoir once said, “To make something good of the future, you have to look the present...

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Alan Alper

In this role, Alan is responsible for much of Cognizant’s thought leadership, globally. This includes white papers, case studies,.

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Multiple Authors |Jul 23, 2019

Futures are always a reaction to the present; tomorrow is always a judgment on today. By training a microscope on how we work...

59 Minutes

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Benjamin Pring

Vice President & Managing Director Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Euan Davis

AVP - Center for the Future of Work, EMEA at Cognizant

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Robert Brown

VP - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Manish Bahl

AVP - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Desmond Dickerson

Manager - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Michael Cook

Senior Manager - Center for the Future of Work, EMEA at Cognizant

Alan Alper

VP Global Thought Leadership Programs at Cognizant

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Caroline Styr

Executive - Center for the Future of Work, EMEA at Cognizant


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