Tara Haddad is an accountant and entrepreneur who has over twenty years of experience building successful companies in the public and private sectors. She previously worked at Ernst and Young where she managed sectors in audit, tax and risk management. Currently, Tara provides strategic consulting to multiple companies, evaluating financial operations and overall corporate strategy. She also oversees large-scale, high-value property transactions, while creating companies that are viable and have a strong ethical mission for education, health and the environment.
Tara was the Founder and CEO of Aspire Learning Centre, an educational development company focused on math and language arts, before its successful buyout. Currently, she is a mentor in the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs Program (FWE), where she is an advocate for women in leadership roles. Tara is also the CEO of Modern Meat. Modern Meat focuses on creating plant-based meat alternatives that are non-GMO, soy-free, gluten-free, and preservative-free.
“We are continually innovating new products. We are almost like a technology company, constantly enhancing, researching new recipes and working to provide the highest level of nutrients.”
In this week’s episode of the #StartupCanadaPodcast, sponsored by Mastercard and powered by Zensurance, Tara Hadad shares her journey of creating products that will become the future of food. We also talk about the challenges the food industry is still facing due to the pandemic and how Tara thinks of her business like an innovative technology company.