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Benjamin Pring

VP, Head of Thought Leadership & Managing Director - Center for the Future of Work

Cognizant

E About Benjamin Pring

Ben Pring is the head of thought leadership at Cognizant, co-founded and leads Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work, and is a member of Cognizant’s Executive Leadership Team. Ben is a co-author of the best-selling and award-winning books, What To Do When Machines Do Everything (2017) and Code Halos; How the Digital Lives of People, Things, and Organizations are Changing the Rules of Business (2014). His latest book, Monster: Taming the Machines that Rules our Lives, Jobs, and Future will be out in early 2021.

Ben sits on the advisory board of the Labor and Work Life program at Harvard Law School. In 2018 Ben was a Bilderberg Meeting participant. Ben was named as one of 30 management thinkers to watch in 2020 by Thinkers 50. He was recently named a leading influencer on the future of work by Onalytica.

Ben joined Cognizant in 2011, from Gartner, where he spent 15 years researching and advising on areas such as Cloud Computing and Global Sourcing. In 2007, Ben won Gartner’s prestigious Thought Leader Award. Prior to Gartner Ben worked for a number of consulting companies including Coopers and Lybrand.

Ben’s expertise in helping clients see around corners, think the unthinkable, and calculate the compound annual growth rate of unintended consequences has made him an internationally recognized expert on leading edge technology and its intersection with business and society. His work has been featured in the Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the London Times, BBC’s News Night, PBS’s News Hour, the Drucker Forum Report, Business Insider, Forbes, Fortune, The Sun, the MIT Review, the Daily Telegraph, the Daily Mail, Parade, the Times of India, Quartz, Inc., Axios, the Australian, and the Economic Times.

Based near Boston since 2000, Ben graduated with a degree in Philosophy from Manchester University in the UK where he grew up.

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Benjamin Pring |Nov 19, 2019

Video Webinar: Thriving Amid the Ever-Morphing Future of Work Based on the Center for the Future of Work’s report From/To:...

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Benjamin Pring |Nov 04, 2019

In time, 2019 will come to be seen as an epochal year – perhaps as significant as 1066, 1776, 1848, 1939. As in those moments...

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Benjamin Pring |Oct 24, 2019

At Cognizant’s Inclusion in Tech: Work of Belonging conference, Cognizant VP and Managing Director of the Center for the...

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Multiple Authors |Oct 23, 2019

Inclusion and a culture of belonging are critical to every organization's ability to compete in the digital global economy.

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Benjamin Pring

VP, Head of Thought Leadership & Managing Director - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Manish Bahl

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

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Caroline Styr

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

Benjamin Pring |Oct 03, 2019

To those of us old enough to remember the hiss of a clunky dial-up 2400 baud modem, the impending ability of 5G networks to deliver...

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Ben Pring is the head of thought leadership at Cognizant, co-founded and leads Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work, and.

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Benjamin Pring |Sep 19, 2019

Along with “software is eating the world”, “data is the new oil” has become one of the key chakras of...

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Benjamin Pring

Ben Pring is the head of thought leadership at Cognizant, co-founded and leads Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work, and.

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Benjamin Pring |Sep 05, 2019

Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work analyzes the major technology, business and societal trends. The new From/To...

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Benjamin Pring

Ben Pring is the head of thought leadership at Cognizant, co-founded and leads Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work, and.

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Benjamin Pring |Aug 14, 2019

A recurring theme in future of work-related commentary goes along the lines of, we must use AI for the benefit of humanity, we...

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Benjamin Pring

Ben Pring is the head of thought leadership at Cognizant, co-founded and leads Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work, and.

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Multiple Authors |Aug 12, 2019

Inclusion is the future of work, and it’s more than an HR issue for Silicon Valley and the world of technology. It’s...

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VP, Head of Thought Leadership & Managing Director - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Robert Brown

VP - 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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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...

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Benjamin Pring

VP, Head of Thought Leadership & Managing Director - 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, APAC 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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