Carnegie Mellon University

Integrated Innovation Institute

Engineering + Design + Business

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Jorge Taborga

Jorge Taborga

Adjunct Professor

Mountain View, CA


Jorge Taborga is an accomplished leader in organizational transformation and growth in high tech, healthcare, and cloud services. Across his career, he has led company-wide strategies, developed numerous hardware and software products and cloud services, re-engineered company-wide business processes, implemented enterprise-wide IT systems, integrated a large number of company acquisitions, and built and mentored many engineering and IT organizations.

Jorge was recently an Executive Vice President at Omnicell, Inc., where he was responsible for product development of this medical devices company. Prior to this assignment, he was this company’s Vice President of Manufacturing, Quality, and Information Technology. Before Omnicell, Jorge delivered management consulting services to large enterprises and startups in the areas of strategic planning, go-to-market strategies, business case development, organizational development, supply chain optimization, and large system implementations. He was the Senior Vice President of Technology Operations at Terraspring and fusionOne, both cloud service startups delivering innovations in cloud storage and infrastructure as a service. Jorge also was Vice President and CIO at Bay Networks. Before that, he was Director of Enabling Technologies for Quantum Corporation, leading the business and systems transformation of that company. Earlier in his career, Jorge held a number of product development and leadership positions with ROLM and IBM

In addition to his role at the Integrated Innovation Institute, Jorge is consulting with high growth companies on team and organizational adaptability. He is also lecturing Organization Development topics in the U.S. and China.

  • Hardware and software product development
  • Organizational and team adaptability
  • Organizational behavior
  • Change and transformation
  • M&A post-merger integration
  • Metrics for Software Managers
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Texas A&M University
  • Master of Science in Computer Science, Texas A&M University
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Organizational Systems, Saybrook University
  • S. Patent # US5017915A - Method of enhancing communication setup between a communication station and a telecommunications network.
  • S. Patent # US4924493A - Method for monitoring call setup communications.
  • European # EP0360721A2 - Method and apparatus for high speed asynchronous communication.
  • European # EP0360725B1 - Method for application definition of telephone keys.
  • European # EP0360724B1 - Method for monitoring telephone status changes.