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Friday, July 19, 2024
Tara Duke
Managing Director


Tara Duke is a transformation leader who thrives on creating innovative solutions, marrying corporate strategy with cutting edge technology and accelerating competitive organizations in this digital age. Duke joined the Slalom Chicago leadership team to expand their expertise in strategy and transformation, in a market that has consistently performed exceptionally. Slalom is a global consultancy that is scaling rapidly and continues to win Best Place to Work awards. Previously, Duke led transformation programs at Verizon, and her team won the CFO Award for achieving $2.9 billion on a $2.1 billion growth and cost reduction target, with projects spanning process redesign, AI incorporation, backend consolidation, and more. Duke was also part of the Dell Technology (DT) evolution, transforming how the company developed multi-product solutions for some of its largest global clients across 5+ DT companies including EMC, VMware, and Dell. This effort led to Duke and Dell Technologies winning client and industry awards. She received her MBA and an MS in information systems from Boston University. Duke is also a board member of the Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center, focused on healing abused children.

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