Highly organized, collaborative, and deadline-oriented Product Manager and Founder whose areas of expertise include business and technical acumen, brand maturation, and strategic data-driven planning. Proven ability to build and grow solution-based products by leveraging experience in international business in conjunction with two master’s degrees in both Brand Management and Cybersecurity Engineering from The George Washington University and Fu Jen University respectively.
Beyond this I’m also an international speaker and a Hack NOT Crime advocate. I am a recipient of (ISC)2 Center for Cyber Safety and Education award, RedChair Pgh Scholarship for leadership as a mid-career woman in IT, honored as one of fourteen individuals shaping the Pittsburgh tech scene by The Incline’s Who’s Next in Technology, and recognized alongside Katie Bouman in BiTCH Media’s BiTCH 50 for Science and Technology. I’ve been featured in many national publications including Motherboard, WIRED, and NY Post and invited to speak at SXSW, Linuxfest, Google, CISCO, and more.
“Alison’s passion is contagious. She’s an expert in and champion for the continued cultural and technological progress. Her pursuit to see a paradigm shift in society’s consciousness and unique interconnectivity is relentless, unapologetic and an inspiration to everyone she encounters.”
Vice President, JLL
The content is fresh and engaging. Unlike typical cybersecurity trainings or talks, Alison understands that people have short attention spans. She gets straight to the point and keeps it high energy in the process.
Teaches people the importance of cybersecurity in a way that is meaningful to audience. Doing so helps listeners take proactive steps that keep those around them, including their place of employment, more cyber safe.
Alison’s approach is not punitive, nor fear-based. She meets people where they are while emphasizing the greatness of technology as a tool and being able to take back control of that tool.