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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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Multiple Authors |May 23, 2018

With every click we make online, our interests, preferences, intent and even location are revealed to those we trust –...

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Multiple Authors |May 15, 2018

Traffic congestion marked by thick red lines on a Google Map. A browser that remembers your credit card code. Tracking down a...

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Benjamin Pring

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Robert Brown |May 02, 2018

An amazing development in the future of entertainment dropped this past week. Iconic Seventies band ABBA announced that they...

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Robert Hoyle Brown joined Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work in 2014. Since that time, he has worked extensively with.

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Robert Brown |Apr 03, 2018

One of our most recent research pieces at the Center for the Future of Work lays out the road ahead for AR and VR technologies....

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Robert Brown |Mar 09, 2018

When you saw the SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch last month, what did you think?  A launch, a jettison, a Looney Tunes-esque...

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Robert Hoyle Brown joined Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work in 2014. Since that time, he has worked extensively with.

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Multiple Authors |Feb 28, 2018

The Work Ahead is a research series providing insight and guidance on how businesses – and jobs – will evolve in...

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Robert Brown |Feb 08, 2018

There was a lunar eclipse last week. Perhaps you saw it. Here in California, it was at the tender hour of 4 AM. I did not see...

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Robert Hoyle Brown joined Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work in 2014. Since that time, he has worked extensively with.

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Robert Brown |Jan 27, 2018

We went to see the new movie “I, Tonya”. It’s the cinematic equivalent of rubbernecking a car crash: The mustachioed...

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Robert Brown |Jan 10, 2018

The monetization possibilities for taking augmented reality from abstract possibility to commercial reality are huge. Everywhere...

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Robert Brown

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Robert Brown |Dec 19, 2017

Think about all the myriad things you do in any given day, either in your work life or your personal life. Nearly every interaction...

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Robert Hoyle Brown joined Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work in 2014. Since that time, he has worked extensively with.

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Robert Brown |Dec 08, 2017

On November 30th 2017, the Center for the Future of Work held its inaugural “21 Jobs of the Future” event at the...

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