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Barb Carra

President & CEO
Calgary, Canada Area

Dr. Barb Carra was appointed President and CEO of Cybera, Alberta’s Research and Education Network, in 2019. She is a respected leader and collaborative partner within Canada’s National Research and Education Network (NREN) landscape.

Barb is a champion for the digital needs of Canadians, and frequently meets with municipal, provincial and federal government leaders to ensure that all Albertans have access to a connected, secure and equitable digital future. Provincially, Barb works to strengthen how Alberta’s public sector organizations collaborate with each other through trusted partnerships. It’s through these relationships that we collectively increase impact, relevancy, and value.

Barb currently sits on the Boards for The Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), The Calgary Zoo, the Saskatchewan Research & Education Network (SRNet), and recently received a Governor in Council appointment to The Canada Revenue Agency Board of Management.

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