Contextere is pleased to announce it is a founding member of the World Economic Forum’s SkillsLink Alliance, an international partnership between businesses, educators, and governments designed to operationalize the Reskilling Revolution by affecting a shift towards a skills-based labour market.
Contextere’s chief executive officer, Gabe Batstone, began participating Reskilling Revolution initiative in 2020 and became committed to the outcome-driven approach of the team.
“The SkillsLink Alliance aligns with Contextere’s foundational belief that every human is skilled and uncapping that potential is a combination of education, training and technology.” says Gabe Batstone, CEO and co-founder of Contextere. “One of the most powerful aspects of Industry 4.0 is it’s forcing us to rethink and reinvent the ‘Future of Work’ to a place where skills, diversity and lifelong learning are at the core.”
Contextere has committed to adopting a common language for skills, recognizing skills-based credentials, partnering for skills-based learning delivery and championing skills-based workforce strategies. A key element of success will be collaboration with other World Economic Forum champions and connecting with other SkillsLink Alliance members to share best practices to Industry at large,
Other founding partners of this initiative are: Amazon Web Services, BMO Financial Group, BigSpring, Boeing, Coursera, EdX, Edraak, Grow with Google, Infosys, Kaplan, LinkedIn Learning, OpenClassrooms, SAP, Tata Steel, Udacity, WorldQuant University and Zurich Insurance Group.
With offices in Ottawa and New York City, Contextere develops industrial AI software focused on improving human & asset performance. Our mission is to transform the future of work using machine learning to deliver actionable intelligence for the last tactical mile. Learn more at: www.contextere.com
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