August S. Jackson

Senior Director of Market and Competitive Intelligence, Deltek


August Jackson is a competitive intelligence and strategy professional who focuses on the role of information technology and data as the basis for competitive advantage. He is the Senior Director of Market and Competitive Intelligence at Deltek, an enterprise software company that delivers products and solutions to project-focused organizations.  Prior to Deltek, August spent 6 years at the Big Four firm Ernst & Young LLP, guiding the organizations’ senior leaders on the impacts of digital transformation and technology’s transformative impact on professional services and accounting and the basis of competitive differentiation.

August spent over 10 years in the telecommunications industry in marketing and competitive intelligence roles with British Telecom, AT&T and Verizon. He has also worked with government agencies to apply commercial intelligence methods and technology to government intelligence challenges. August is a recognized expert in applying emerging technologies to business and intelligence practices.

August is a past chair of the Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals and has contributed to the profession with his writing, presentations and workshops on topics including scenario analysis and social media. August received his BA in International Affairs from George Washington University and MBA from the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business.