Seizing New Markets in Health Care: A Conversation with Carla Corkern, CEO of Talyst Luncheon
10.08.2010– BELLEVUE Bellevue-based Talyst is engineering the safer pharmacy by providing innovative pharmacy automation hardware and software products to the corrections, acute and long-term care markets. Carla Corkern, CEO of Talyst, will keynote the Bellevue Chamber Business Lunch Tuesday, October 19, 12:00-1:30pm, at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue, 900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue. Corken will share how the company has become a national thought-leader and has leveraged its expertise in one market to quickly seize control of another. You’ll learn how Talyst’s sustainable solutions have backed the company’s impressive growth strategy to deliver vastly improved care quality and cost savings across industries.
Talyst is the winner of two Bellevue Chamber Eastside Business Awards. In 2007 the company received the Emerging Business Award and in 2009 was named the Eastside Small Business of the Year. Since its beginning in 2002, the company has helped its nearly 500 customers enhance efficiency, provide greater inventory control and improve patient and resident safety.
Carla Corkern brings almost 20 years of experience in high-tech and supply chain management, and has helped build a number of highly successful technology companies. Prior to joining Talyst, she served as chief operations officer at Vykor, Inc., a leading company in the management of the aerospace supply chain. She is active in a number of charitable organizations, is a staunch advocate of women seeking technology careers, and was recently named one of the 100 Top Women is Seattle Tech.
The Business Lunch brings Eastside business, political and community leaders together to learn about innovative and timely topics to ensure business success. Reservations are required and can be made online at www.bellevuechamber.org or by calling 425.213.1205. The Business Lunch is presented by Columbia Bank and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co./Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc. The Seattle Times is the Media Sponsor.
The Bellevue Chamber has over 1,000 members and serves as the voice of business for the Eastside. Membership ranges from sole proprietors to large corporations. The Chamber’s mission is to foster a healthy business environment by providing strategic leadership, advocacy, tools, and resources for business success.