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Desmond Dickerson

Manager - Center for the Future of Work

Cognizant

E About Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation, Desmond consults clients on optimizing digital strategies that prioritize user experience and engagement. His research with the CFoW focuses on the human impact of business decisions related to technology development and deployment.

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.

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Desmond Dickerson |Sep 29, 2020

The countdown has begun. On September 19, 2020, artists installed the Metronome Climate Clock in Manhattan, NY. It shows the...

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Desmond Dickerson is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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Desmond Dickerson |Aug 21, 2020

What’s a place without people? As retailers, gym operators, and concert venues have all learned this year, its not much...

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Desmond Dickerson is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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Desmond Dickerson |Jul 31, 2020

John Maynard Keynes is rolling in his grave. Nearly 100 years ago, the famed economist predicted we would all be working just...

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Desmond Dickerson is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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Multiple Authors |Jul 30, 2020

It’s May 2025, and the Cognizant Center for the Future of Work is looking back at the months and years following the COVID-19...

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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

Desmond Dickerson |Jun 29, 2020

This pandemic has devastated businesses, destroyed families, and upended livelihoods. COVID-19? No. Racism. While this problem...

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Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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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....

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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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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

Desmond Dickerson |Jun 16, 2020

Sustainability is every one’s job. And that’s the problem. The inertia of efforts to combat climate change are the...

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Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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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 –...

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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

Desmond Dickerson |May 29, 2020

Even before COVID-19, Remotopia—work from home and from third spaces—was emerging as a place of the future. But now...

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Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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Desmond Dickerson |May 28, 2020

Doing the right thing costs too much. At least thats what we tell ourselves. Switching to renewable energy. Engineering waste...

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Desmond Dickerson

Desmond Dickerson is a Manager in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Leveraging his experience in digital transformation,.

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