Alison Jacobson is a global strategy advisor. As a Director and co-founder of The Field Institute she works with boards and management teams to help them make sense of technological change and new social patterns.
She operates across industries including Retail, IT, Manufacturing, Financial Services and in Education, both at the school and higher education level.
She is a thought leader on emerging technology, and our responses to it, which include blockchain and cryptocurrencies, Artificial Intelligence and robotics, Innovation and Behavioural Economics.
Alison is currently working on strategy projects in South Africa, Europe, the United States and Africa, as well as guiding the implementation of artificial intelligence platforms in Oil & Gas, Manufacturing and Healthcare.
Previously Group Principal Digital Strategist at Dimension Data, Alison works with senior client leadership from business, government and civil society, helping them navigate the future of work and strategic change.
She coaches various executives and operates across technical, structural and commercial models, underpinned by digital patterns and emergent thinking. Alison is one of the founders of The Field.