Allison has been an imagery analyst for over 25 years, working within the military, tech, defense, media, and academic communities. After honorably serving in the US Army as an imagery analyst from 1991 to 1997, she continued the tradecraft within the defense industry, augmenting US and NATO operations in the Kosovo airstrike campaign and serving as senior analyst and mission planner for Naval Special Warfare Group One. After earning her MA in international policy, Allison established the commercial satellite imagery analysis capability for the British publication Jane’s, publishing open source imagery analysis for six years. In 2015, she joined Google to assist with the establishment of applications for its commercial small satellites. Currently, Allison is principal and founder of Armillary Services, which provides insight on commercial imaging satellites and associated analytics to governments, nongovernmental organizations, and the commercial sector. Concurrently, Allison manages the multi-sensor imagery analysis team at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation.