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The Future of Work – How prepared are you?

The Future at Work- The BI EMBA alumni group invites you to listen to the an interview with Benjamin Pring, VP, Head of Thought Leadership & Managing Director - Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant.

Join us for a thought-provoking interview with Benjamin Pring from Cognizant’s Centre for the Future of Work and Lucy Jakupi-Haugen, Cognizant’s Global Head of M&A Learning and BI EMBA Alumni, as Benjamin presents Cognizant’s research on what the future of work entails.

Please note, the Zoom-link will be sent out the day before the webinar, to registered participants. 

Practical information

  • Time:Tuesday, 19 January 2021 15:00 - 16:00
  • Place:Digital @ Zoom
  • Price:Free
  • Enrolment deadline:17 January 2021
  • Contact:Adriana Moreno-Gavaldon (adriana.moreno-gavaldon@bi.no)

Speaker: Benjamin Pring

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

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 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 several 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.

Speaker: Lucy Jakupi-Haugen

About Lucy Jakupi-Haugen, Head of Learning and Talent Development for Nordics, Baltics, M&A Lead.

Lucy is the current head of learning and development for Cognizant in the Nordics and Baltics and also heads global M&A learning for Cognizant. Lucy is also a graduate of the class of 2018 global MBA program at BI, and sits on BI’s EMBA Alumni Board of Directors. Lucy resides with her family in Oslo, Norway and is originally from Toronto, Canada where she held leadership roles in HR and learning, and was an adjunct professor at Ryerson University for 13 years.