Vice President - Policy & Strategic Initiatives
Dr. Barb Carra is Vice President of Policy and Strategic Initiatives at Cybera, the not-for-profit technology-neutral agency dedicated to accelerating technology adoption in Alberta. With a background in multidisciplinary research, project management and data organization, Barb brings a decade of experience in data analytics and policy to Cybera. She acts as a bridge between the research and technical domains, steering Cybera's strategic goals, mandates and operational direction. Barb spearheaded the development of the policy and strategic initiatives team at Cybera, and elevated the company’s involvement in ICT policy and advocacy. She has guided Cybera’s responses to government ICT interventions, including two recent CRTC reviews of Canadian telecommunications.