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.