Alison Lands

Director, Strategy, SkyHive Technologies

About Alison Lands

Alison Lands is a Director of Strategy at SkyHive Technologies, a global innovator in workforce analytics that combines real-time labor market data with artificial intelligence to provide actionable insight into today’s skills landscape and forecast emerging trends in the future of work.

In her role, she partners with stakeholders across the workforce ecosystem to develop strategies for skills resilience and economic mobility, including Fortune 500 employers, higher ed institutions, national, state and local governments, as well as NGOs and philanthropic organizations.

With over 20 years of experience in workforce and economic development, Alison has held senior leadership roles at Coursera, Deloitte, BCG, the New York State Economic Development Council, and the City of San Antonio (Texas), where she launched the Alamo Academies, a nationally recognized apprenticeship program providing high school students with tuition-free pathways into STEM roles in aerospace, information technology, life sciences, and advanced manufacturing.

Alison is a Certified Economic Developer and member of IEDC, where she stays continually engaged on policy and advocacy issues impacting the global workforce. A self-described “skills evangelist,” she has dedicated her career to championing inclusive investments in people that improve individual livelihoods, strengthen regional economies, and support collective prosperity. 

Stakeholder Group


Intro Content

Artificial Intelligence Education & Skills Innovation New World of Work

Averting a Failure-to-Launch: Skills intelligence for school-to-work transitions

Today’s students are graduating into one of the most uncertain and volatile labor markets in recent history. Emerging technology can help align cross-sector expectations about the skills they’ll need and reduce un/underemployment upon completion. Banner: Shutterstock/muhammad afzan bin awang

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Channels contributed to:

Digitalisation Work & Skills Partners' Thought Leadership

Rooms participated in:

The School-to-Work Transition