Tara is co-founder and CEO of Numina, which makes a data utility to help cities become more responsive. Numina is an end-to-end, privacy-first solution that uses computer vision to measure all kinds of street-level activity in the public right-of-way and provide this intelligence via the API for streets, to support real-time applications for city agencies, mobility companies, and other enterprise.
Individually and with Numina, Tara has led city-scale data projects with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Code for America, Living Cities, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Clinton Foundation, and others. Prior to civic tech, Tara had worked in public health/urban design research, radio and print media, and arts administration. She is also a former Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur, Mercedes Benz EQ Fellow, Next City Vanguard, 1776vc Fellow, alumna of URBAN-X and 500 Startups, and winner of the $50,000 Globalhack hackathon. Tara currently co-hosts Women Who Hardware, which brings together the female and gender-nonconforming doers of the NYC hardware ecosystem.