Alison McCauley

AI Strategist | Best-Selling Author

Alison focuses on helping humans to harness the potential of AI. She is the founder and CEO of Unblocked Future, a consultancy that drives adoption at the forefront of emerging tech, and has been working with pioneers in artificial intelligence since 2010. Working at the nexus of the enterprise and disruptive innovation at the birth of new technology markets over nearly 30 years, Alison’s expertise lies in unlocking business value from disruptive technologies by focusing on the human dimensions of change. She guides executives and business leaders through tech-driven change, inspiring them to navigate and embrace the vast potential of AI. She not only demystifies what is happening, and why, but helps audiences understand what is ahead and gives tangible guidance on what to do about it.

Alison’s mission is to help humanity leverage the boundless opportunities presented by artificial intelligence while ensuring its ethical and responsible development. She is the author of Unblocked (published by O’Reilly Media, 2019), a keynote speaker at conferences around the world, her articles have appeared in Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Venture Beat, and over 90,000 students have taken the course she created for LinkedIn.