As head of content at Norwest Venture Partners, Karen creates strategy and content to elevate Norwest team members’ voices and accomplishments across all digital experiences.
Karen has led marketing and communications programs and large-scale events in start-up, enterprise, agency, and non-profit environments, including prominent technology and policy research firm SRI International.
Karen is active on the Board of Directors for the PRSA Silicon Valley and Chief of Staff for #Friday Forum, a virtual speaking series providing inspiration and support for communications professionals at every level. She is also a fervent volunteer and advocate for the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California. And through her executive role on the 2021 Bright Night Gala/Auction and as twice Chairperson for the Silicon Valley Walk to End Alzheimer’s, she has helped raise nearly $4M for their critical research and support services.
Karen holds a bachelor of science in journalism with a concentration in public relations from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.