Orla joined Baringa Partners in 2016 as part of the leadership of Baringa’s rapidly growing Technology Transformation practice. She has spent her career working with technology, whether as a technology consultant or from within the technology sector itself and started her career at a global telecommunications service provider before joining a large consultancy. After spending some time at a global technology vendor she joined Baringa to accelerate the build out of their Technology Transformation practice.
During this time Orla has initiated, managed and delivered technology-enabled business change for leading global clients, working on programmes including operating model design, sourcing and cost reduction, transition and transformation delivery, organisation change, whilst always working closely with senior stakeholders to deliver lasting changes and benefits. Away from client delivery Orla is passionate about technology futures and leads on the identification and evolution of technology trends within Baringa.
Her sector focus is broad with industry experience including consumer products and retail, telecoms and media, financial services and utilities. Her technology domain focus includes networking, infrastructure and cloud, workplace, analytics, collaboration and cybersecurity.
Outside work Orla is married, loves playing music and is currently learning the piano. She also sits on the board of a couple of non-profits based near her home in Camden and enjoys spending time rediscovering Europe with her American husband.