Karen is a change enabler.
With 15+ years experience covering the full marketing spectrum and having worked across every sector, she will help move your business forwards from both a strategic and implementation perspective, weaving together ideas and people in a politically agile way to gain momentum, both outwardly as a brand and inwardly as an effective organisation.
Karen has led world-class brands and organisations in evolving their marketing and teams. Her approach sits at the intersection of creative and strategic thinking and leverages technology as an enabler to keep up with customer demand around human centred design principles. She's also a hands on team player, rather than penning lofty ambitions that feel unachievable, she will be with you every step of the way ensuring whatever the job is, it gets done.
Karen was winner of the IPA’s 2016 Women of Tomorrow awards in Tech & Innovation, named as one Google’s ‘Top 10 Female Creatives to Watch for 2017 and 2018, the Drum’s Most Influential Top 100 Digerati for 2017 and 2018, plus Cannes 2017 and 2018 Juror.
Karen founded THEI.A Cognition Ltd in 2018, a tech startup building a bespoke neural network to power real-time personalisation within immersive environments. She is also a global keynote speaker with past talks at global change summits and industry events such as Cannes and SXSW. She speaks on a diverse range of subjects including specifics areas such as; 'What Brands need to know about AI' and 'The Future of Retail' through to mindset based subjects such as; 'Designing for Change' and 'Positive Disruption'.