Desmond Dickerson is a senior manager at Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work (CFoW). His work encourages organizations to look beyond short-term deliverables and emphasizes long-term planning through strategic foresight. He consults clients on how to navigate the disruptions & opportunities of emerging technologies & new business models. Desmond's thought leadership output focuses on the human impact of decisions related to technology development and deployment. He is a frequent speaker & panelist with content regularly featured in industry publications and at Cognizant’s CFoW.
Since joining Cognizant in 2015, he has worked with the Retail practice to help clients modernize their ecommerce platforms and strategies. Desmond co-founded Cognizant's African American and Latino Affinity Group (AALG). This organizations seeks to strengthen Cognizant's efforts in recruiting and retaining top talent from underrepresented groups and invites members to take an active part in shaping the future of Cognizant.
Prior to joining Cognizant, Desmond worked in marketing where he helped clients modernize their communication strategies through digital transformation. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing from Georgia State University and earned his Master of Business Administration from Georgia Institute of Technology.