Jake Hirsch-Allen

Jake Hirsch Allen 

Higher Ed Lead, Canada, LinkedIn Canada/Lynda.com

Jake works to further LinkedIn's vision of creating economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce via its Economic Graph data. He also works with students, staff and faculty at Canada's colleges and universities to leverage Lynda.com and LinkedIn to achieve their academic and professional goals. 

Jake teaches at McMaster University. He founded Lighthouse Labs, Canada's foremost software development bootcamp, and sits on advisory boards for Code for Canada and the Hot Docs Cinema. As a former intellectual property and international criminal lawyer, Jake served as Chair of the Technology Committee at the Global Education Platform and clerked for the Supreme Court of Israel.

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