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Allison Rutherford (She / Her)

Vice Chair of the Board & Founder, TAP Network

Allison served as the first-ever Executive Director of the TAP Network and was one of its founding members in 1990. She has dedicated more than 20 years to championing the success of the BC tech industry and promoting the strategic value of HR in these companies. Prior to leading TAP Network, Allison held the positions of Director of Human Resources with Scientific Atlanta, at Nexus Engineering and the NEXUS Group of Companies, with responsibility in both Canada and the US. She also provided Human Resources consulting services to a variety of small to mid-size technology companies.

Allison was the recipient of the HRMA 2007 Award of Excellence, which recognized the HR Professional of the Year in BC. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from UBC, and a Diploma in HR from BCIT.