Karen Walker is an executive coach and consultant who advises CEOs and senior leaders on thriving in hyper-growth.
She has worked with clients including Aetna, AWS, Pfizer, JPMorganChase, and BMC Software, as well as Inc. 5000 startups.
Karen is also a board advisor, keynote speaker, and the author of No Dumbing Down: A Guide for CEOs on Organization Growth. As employee104 at Compaq, Karen helped lead the then-fastest growing company in American history, growing it from $0 to $15 billion in revenue.
Karen is a contributor to Forbes, Fast Company, and to Harvard Business Review’s Ascend, and has been quoted in publications such as The Wall Street Journal and The San Francisco Chronicle.
Karen has a B.S. degree in engineering from Texas A&M University and graduated from the ODHRM program at Columbia University and from Stanford Law School’s Directors’ College. She current serves as an independent director on the board of Mosaic, parent company of global software assurance firm TTC and has served in an advisory capacity to startups, Rice University, Texas A&M University, and on the executive board of The Alley Theatre.
She resides in Jupiter, FL, although she can most often be found aloft in seat 2C.
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