Dr. Linda Bird joined IHTSDO in 2014 and is now a Senior Implementation Specialist in that organization (now also known as SNOMED International). Her role is to enable, support and promote the adoption and implementation of SNOMED CT. Her areas of expertise include SNOMED CT implementation, analytics and binding to information models. She also has experience with Electronic Health Records, information architectures and clinical documents for pharmacy, laboratory and hospital discharge. Previously, Linda worked for MOH Holdings in Singapore, National eHealth Transition Authority (NEHTA) in Australia and the Distributed Systems Technology Centre (DSTC). Linda has an Information Technology degree, a PhD., and a University Gold Medal from the University of Queensland in Australia.