As Chief Marketing Officer, Karen is responsible for overseeing all aspects of FM: Systems’ global marketing and business development.  She has been leading innovative marketing teams for over 25 years, with a focus on driving growth for emerging technology companies. Karen’s experience includes 4 early stage software companies who IPO’ed, one company acquired by Dunn & Bradstreet and another that was acquired by Vignette (now OpenText). Most recently, she led Global Field and Customer Marketing for OutSystems, a Lisbon-based application development platform vendor.

Karen earned her MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and her BBA from University of Kentucky.