Allan Alter

Consultant, Mr.


US & Canada




Thought leadership researcher and former journalist focusing on the intersection of emerging technology, new business practices, and strategy.
My recent work focuses on artificial intelligence and machine learning, the future of work, and the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT). Other recent IT strategy research topics include the future of enterprise IT and the CIO role, Silicon Valley IT and management practices, IT transformation, data monetization, cloud computing and IT in China.
My work has been published in numerous business and technology publications, including the Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Financial Times, and Bloomberg Businessweek.
I am currently an independent consultant, following 10 years with Accenture and a fellowship with the World Economic Forum’s Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020