Christine Jackson is the Director for Western Canada at SAS Institute (Canada), leading business development and sales teams as well as overall strategy for the region. She is a customer champion, an analytics enthusiast, and a passionate leader. With deep experience in the software and technology industry through R&D and Consulting, Christine spends her days collaborating with customers in various industries for solutions such as artificial intelligence/machine learning, cloud analytics, data management, and visualization. She also has a global mandate, servicing customers throughout North America and Europe, and is the practice lead for advanced analytics solutions in risk management for energy, agriculture, and utility companies.
Christine holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree in International Business from Carleton University and is nearing the completion of a Master of Business Administration in Management Analytics at the University of Calgary. She is also a proud alumnus of the first graduating class of the Calgary Girls Charter School, bringing a unique perspective to the Board of Directors. In her spare time, Christine is an active member of the Calgary Highland Dance community.