Karen's entire career has been focused on creating new value – as an intrapreneur or entrepreneur. She believes we are in the midst of a cultural shift in how we all create “value.”
It will be dependent on our ability to harness our collective creativity that will lead to all future innovations. She has been an advisor to startups and an entrepreneur who has moved billion-dollar businesses to digital platforms, as well as built companies from idea to revenue. She has seen that success comes faster to those who know how to truly listen to their customer needs. Karen volunteers at 1871, mentoring startups, and teaches classes, including Business Model Design, Design Thinking as a human capability.