Allison is a corporate marketing professional with more than fifteen years’ experience in strategic communications, marketing, public relations and media relations for the technology sector. She has worked with both startups and major corporations.
In her role as the Director of Marketing at Chrysalix, Allison oversees the company’s strategic communications and media relations activities, brand and messaging, while also providing support to portfolio companies as they work towards commercializing breakthrough innovations in industrial technology.
Allison was previously responsible for the corporate marketing activities at a national wireless accelerator, as well as providing public relatoins and media relations support for Canada’s largest telecommunications provider during its sponsorship of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. She has also led the communications activities at a rapidly growing mobile technology startup, which was recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and the Business Development Bank of Canada’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
Allison has a BA Honours from Queen’s University and an MSc Management from the London School of Economics. In addition to being an active fundraiser and volunteer in her local community, Allison enjoys many outdoor activities including running, skiing and tennis.