Who We Are

Chad Jackson

Chief Analyst and CEO

As Chief Analyst, Chad Jackson leads Lifecycle Insights’ research and thought leadership programs, attends and speaks at industry events, and reviews emerging technology solutions. As CEO, Chad defines Lifecycle Insights’ vision and change initiatives.

Chad’s twenty-five-year career has focused on improving executives’ ability to reap value from technology-led initiatives. He has surveyed thousands of manufacturers, produced hundreds of research and thought leadership publications, and presented dozens of times domestically and internationally. He imparts an influential, independent, and insightful voice on the industry’s transition to smart, connected products.

Anjie Jackson


As COO, Anjie Jackson drives the on-time development and delivery of Lifecycle Insights’ content programs, sourcing assignments through the company’s contributor network. As CFO, she manages the company’s finances and accounting.

In numerous professional roles, Anjie led corporate transformations of manual, ad-hoc, varied processes into consistent, measured, repeatable ones. Her talent to bring structure and organization resulted in quantifiable improvements in strategic planning, go-to-market, product management, marketing, and field enablement functions. Her proven leadership skills built direct report and cross-functional teams with a focus on transparency and collaboration.

Chris Randleman

Chief Relationship Officer

As CRO, Chris Randleman crafts custom solutions from Lifecycle Insights’ research and thought leadership programs to accomplish clients’ strategic goals.

Throughout his sixteen-year career, Chris has exhibited a knack for solving problems. His approach has always been to dig in, listen first, and understand clients’ challenges. With that knowledge, he formulates a holistic solution to achieve clients’ objectives. This time-tested method enables Chris to deliver successful projects predictably, systematically, and repeatedly.

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