Karen joined the BT Group plc board as a non-executive director on 1 November 2011. She is a member of the Audit & Risk, Remuneration and Technology Committees.
During her 30-year career in the technology and software industry, Karen has held senior operating roles in the public and private technology sector.
Karen is a former adviser to Silver Lake Partners and from 1998-2005 worked for the NASDAQ-listed software company Epiphany Inc, latterly as chief executive officer. Karen has also served on a number of corporate boards including, VirtuO2, Proofpoint and Hi5 Networks.
Karen is a non-executive director of Worldpay Group plc and a director of HackerRank, Exponent Inc and AYASDI.
Karen is a US citizen, based in San Francisco.