Laura Sobola joins RIVIAM as lead developer

17/02/2022 15:26

Laura Sobola joins RIVIAM as lead developer

We are thrilled to welcome Laura to the RIVIAM team.

She brings a fantastic combination of NHS industry experience, technical know-how and leadership skills. Laura is also an advocate for responsible innovation which aligns with RIVIAM's vision and mission to introduce technology that improves lives.

We're looking forward to her input and contributions.

“I am delighted to join RIVIAM Digital Care as Lead Engineer and am looking forward to supporting the company through an exciting period of growth. The company's attention to customer needs and serious commitment to producing secure and beneficial products for the healthcare market impressed me and I am excited to start this new chapter of my career.” Laura Sobola, Lead Engineer

Strengthening our team

At RIVIAM, we have a great team and it's teamwork, continuous effort, a customer-first attitude and a strong commitment to NHS digital innovation that is enabling our business to grow at pace.

This year, as England's premier provider of digital school-aged immunisation services, we're expecting to support vaccinations for over 1 million children. And we continue to provide support 24/7 for a growing number of referrals for children and adult community services across many regions.

Laura will strengthen and enhance our team, focus and growth.

“I’m thrilled that Laura has joined RIVIAM Digital Care. Laura’s software development, data and consulting experience will add tremendously to RIVIAM’s mission to improve people's lives with digital technology.” Paul Targett, Managing Director, RIVIAM Digital Care

Background and skills

Laura started her career as an academic gaining a PhD in Computational Biochemistry at the University of Oxford. Following this, she became a Data Engineer for Oxford NanoImaging. She later joined Unai Ltd (previously Elucidata) as a Senior Engineer and Data Scientist.

She is a full-stack developer and her skills span Python, Web development, DevOps, data engineering, data science and machine learning.

Speaker and contributor

Laura is a Data Fellow for the South West Creative Tech Network and Co-lead One Health Tech, Bristol Hub.

She also speaks on data science and tech ethics.

We're looking forward to hearing her speeches include RIVIAM as an example of great innovation for the NHS!

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