Tamara Zimmerman is AVP Innovation at BDC. In this role, she leads BDC’s national innovation program. She is passionate about collaborating with our people, clients and the tech ecosystem to find new ways for BDC to bring value to Canadian entrepreneurs. Prior to joining BDC, Tamara spent over 17 years as a management consultant with Accenture helping clients across industries with their business transformation initiatives. Tamara holds a Master of Science in Development Management from the London School of Economics. She is a guest lecturer at McGill University’s business school and a member of the board of directors of Equitas – International Centre for Human Rights Education.