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Robert Brown

AVP - Center for the Future of Work

Cognizant

E About Robert Brown

Robert Hoyle Brown joined Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work in 2014. Since that time, he has worked extensively with the Cognizant Digital Operations practice as head of market strategy, and also with Cognizant’s Business Accelerator leadership to drive the development of its intelligent automation strategy, messaging and go-to-market outreach.

His research emphasis has been on the topics of robotics, automation, privacy and augmented reality and their impact on business processes.

He was the lead author on the Center for the Future of Work whitepapers “The Robot and I: How New Digital Technologies Are Making Smart People and Businesses Smarter by Automating Rote Work” (2015), “Every Move You Make: The Future of Privacy in the Age of the Algorithm” (2018), as well as “Augmenting the Reality of Everything” (2017). He was also a co-author of “21 Jobs of the Future: A Guide to Getting – and Staying – Employed Over the Next 10 Years” (2017).

Prior to joining Cognizant, Robert served as a Managing Vice President at Gartner, Inc. both in the US and London. In addition to his career as a strategist and research analyst, his experience has included positions at Hewlett-Packard as well as the British House of Commons. He also currently belongs to the Leadership Council of DisruptHR SF, and sits on the board of directors for Big Skills, Tiny Homes, a nonprofit tiny homes outreach initiative in local high schools.

He holds a BA in History from the University of California at Berkeley and, prior to his graduation, attended the London School of Economics as a Hansard Scholar. He resides in Marin County, California.

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Robert Brown |Nov 28, 2018

The fourth industrial revolution is bringing massive economic booms to cities all across America. But even then in the boomi-est...

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Robert Brown |Nov 15, 2018

As venues for information sharing, webinars tend to be pretty emblematic of the Digital Age. On the one hand, it’s their...

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Robert Brown |Nov 02, 2018

It’s November 2018. You’ve never been surrounded by more technology, more longevity, or – as Steven Pinker...

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Multiple Authors |Oct 22, 2018

21 More Jobs of the Future: A Guide to Getting and Staying Employed through 2029 The future of work is at the heart of every...

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Benjamin Pring

Director of the Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Caroline Styr

Analyst CBC RTHCG at Cognizant

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Desmond Dickerson

Senior Consultant - Retail at Cognizant

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Euan Davis

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

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Manish Bahl

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Michael Cook

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

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Multiple Authors |Oct 22, 2018

Last year, we proposed 21 jobs that will emerge in the next 10 years and be central to the future of work. This year, we present...

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Benjamin Pring

Director of the Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant

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Caroline Styr

Analyst CBC RTHCG at Cognizant

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Desmond Dickerson

Senior Consultant - Retail at Cognizant

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Euan Davis

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

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Manish Bahl

AVP - 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

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Multiple Authors |Sep 21, 2018

This past week, the USA passed a destructive, important one-year anniversary. On September 19, 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated...

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Founder at Buena Gente

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Robert Brown |Sep 07, 2018

Here’s a question for our times: If it’s not digital, does it exist? Last month, I backpacked the Olympic National...

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Robert Brown |Aug 02, 2018

Trees are sanctuaries. … A tree says: A kernel is hidden in me, a spark, a thought. … A tree says: My strength...

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Robert Brown |Aug 01, 2018

Please welcome my 16-year-old daughter Gemma as my "guest blogger". She accompanied me to the Aspen Institute last week and was...

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Robert Brown |Jul 30, 2018

It’s the middle of summer, in the middle of the Rocky Mountains, in the middle of the Roaring Fork Valley. And at the middle...

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