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Karen Richardson

Non-executive director 

Karen Richardson

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.