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Allan Alter

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Allan Alter is a strategist, researcher and writer on emerging digital technologies and management practices. He was most recently a Fellow in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at the World Economic Forum, and senior Principal at Accenture Research.

Alter’s recent research has focused on responsible AI and AI oversight, machine learning and the future of work and business processes, the Internet of Things, and Silicon Valley IT management practices. His work has been published in numerous business and technology publications, including the Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, the Financial Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Chief Executive China, and the European Business Review. In 2016, Alter was named IIoT Influencer of the Year by McRock Capital, a venture capital firm.  Allan Alter was the editorial research director of Ziff Davis Enterprise, and held senior editorial positions at the MIT Sloan Management Review, Computerworld, CIO Magazine and CIO Insight.