Dr. Barb Carra

carraDr. Barb Carra

President and CEO, Cybera

Dr. Barb Carra is the President and CEO for Cybera, a technology-neutral organization responsible for driving Alberta’s economic growth through the use of digital technology. She is a respected leader and collaborative partner within Canada’s research, education and innovation landscape.

With a PhD in applied research, spatial statistics and data modeling, Barb has over a decade of experience in data analytics and policy, which allows her to act as a bridge between research and technical domains. That insight has proved vital to Cybera, which frequently acts as a steward and advocate for Alberta research and data-driven decisions. Barb spearheaded the development of Cybera’s policy, strategic and operational initiatives, including the ShareIT procurement program and Cybera’s new cybersecurity portfolio.