Jake Hirsch-Allen works with North America's governments, workforce development organizations, colleges and universities, to leverage LinkedIn's Learning Solutions and Economic Graph data to close skills gaps. He is a Director on the Boards of the Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity, Information and Communications Technology Council, and the Canadian Club. He is on the Advisory Boards of the NYC Hot Docs Cinema, Code for Canada, Kids Code Jeunesse and an Executive at the International Council on Badges and Credentials. He is also a member of the McKinsey & Co Consortium for Learning Innovation and NYC Workforce Business Council and a BMW Foundation Global Responsible Leader.
Jake founded Lighthouse Labs, Canada's foremost software development bootcamp and Hacking Health. A former intellectual property and international criminal lawyer, Jake was also Chair of the Technology Committee of the Global Education Platform, taught Global Health at McMaster University and clerked at the Supreme Court of Israel. Jake is passionate about supporting disadvantaged groups such as newcomers and refugees and people with disabilities. Jake speaks regularly on the changing nature or future of work and learning.
Sessions in which Jake Hirsch-Allen participates
- Expert Sessions - Technology
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- 1:45 PM - 2:40 PM | 55 minutes
- In this session the participants will listen to a short talk given byJake Hirsch-Allen. Mr.Hirsch-Allen will discuss his own experiences in the ...