Ben Pring

by Stephani Simmons

April 10, 2017

Vice President, Director of the Center for the Future of Work,
Cognizant  

Ben Pring leads Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work. He is a co-author of the new book What To Do When Machines Do Everything (2017); co-author of the best-selling and award winning book, Code Halos; How the Digital Lives of People, Things, and Organizations are Changing the Rules of Business (2014), and co-developer of the accompanying award winning app. He has authored numerous other white papers on areas such as the economics of Big Data and the primacy of the digital customer experience.

Ben joined Cognizant from Gartner where he spent 15 years researching and advising on areas such as Cloud Computing and Global Sourcing. At Gartner Ben was one the of the lead analysts on all things “Cloud”; he wrote the industry’s first research notes on Cloud Computing (in 1997!), on Salesforce.com (in 2001) and became well known in the IT industry for providing predictions of the nature and velocity of the change as Cloud Computing become the foundation for the next wave of competition in global IT.