Tara is Avaya’s Practice Leader and Sr. Director for Healthcare. Tara has experience consulting with health systems globally, developing best practices and use cases leveraging communications technologies such as mobile care team coordination tools, video consultation, multimedia contact centre solutions to improve healthcare workflow, patient outcome and provider communications. She gets her energy from working closely with the Healthcare Administrators, Frontline Practitioners and IT Leadership defining requirements, delivering design and working closely with users through to implementation. Ultimately she believes that communications is at the heart of any productive organization, and delivering meaningful communications tools are the key to business and organizational success.
Prior to healthcare consulting, Tara has held a wide variety of leadership roles in communications organizations including Avaya, Nortel and start-up organizations, prior roles include General Manager of Avaya Mobile and Desktop solutions and Product Management Leader for Contact Centre and Business Applications. Tara lives in Ottawa with her family, who continue to be her largest source of inspiration.