General Counsel, Quora
Karen is a strategic leader, thought partner, and seasoned legal advisor for technology and media companies of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 500s. She has served in leadership roles at both private and public companies for iconic businesses like The Washington Post, Tivo, and Quora. She brings more than 25 years of experience addressing the needs of businesses in the information technology, media, and e-commerce space. She also has been a go-to resource for companies applying machine learning in cutting edge ways, such as autonomous driving, IoT, targeted advertising, and personalized content.
Drawing on her experience as General Counsel, Top 100 law firm attorney, and co-founder of a boutique firm, Karen is known for delivering pragmatic advice and creative solutions while adeptly navigating regulatory hurdles. Karen currently serves as an advisor to Mighty Networks, a SaaS platform that brings together community, courses, and other tools for the creator economy. She frequently publishes and speaks at conferences about privacy, digital media, leadership, IP, ethics, diversity, and digital media.