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Video Summit

Jobs of the Future

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

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Technology will replace 85 million jobs by 2025 while creating 97 million new ones, according to the World Economic Forum. What will the jobs of the future look like? What skills and talent will be needed? What opportunities will happen on which continents?

With the workforce on the brink of such profound change we will gather industry experts to explore how the places of the future will lead to jobs of the future. From FinTech in Kenya to cybersecurity in Israel to remote, virtual and even outer space, we will dig into the locations leading in innovation and technology.

About the speakers:

  • Sinead Bovell is a futurist and the founder of WAYE, an organization that prepares youth for the future of work and life with advanced technologies. Sinead has educated over 10, 000 young entrepreneurs on the future of technology.
  • Desmond Dickerson is a Senior Manager at Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. He consults clients on how to navigate the disruptions & opportunities of emerging technologies. Desmond focuses on the human impact of technology development and deployment.
  • Robert Hoyle Brown is a Vice President in Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. Since joining Cognizant in 2014, he has specialized on the topics of robotics, automation and virtual and augmented reality and their impact on business processes. 
  • Jessica Lessin founded The Information in 2013 and is the publication’s Editor-in-Chief. She covered Silicon Valley and the technology industry for eight years at the Wall Street Journal. Jessica graduated from Harvard University in 2005 and lives in San Francisco.
This event has passed.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm PDT
Zoom Webinar. Registered subscribers will receive the Zoom link via email 1 hour prior to the event.

Sinead Bovell
Founder & CEO,

Desmond Dickerson
Senior Manager,
Cognizant Center for the Future of Work

Robert Hoyle Brown
Vice President,
Cognizant Center for the Future of Work

Jessica Lessin
Founder & CEO,
The Information