Karen is internationally recognized for her pioneering work in detecting, diagnosing and designing human networks to solve a variety of complex problems: (1) engineering tipping points in open markets and communities of practice (CoP), (2) remediating acquired organizational deficiencies within large-scale public and private organizations and, (3) developing novel techniques for building trust and collaboration in public-private partnerships (United Kingdom), inter-agency cooperation in the U.S. government and civic awareness in regional economies (Philadelphia).
She has been featured in the media and press, most notably, Business 2.0, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The New Yorker, The Financial Times, The Guardian, Strategy+Business, CIO, Fast Company and Wired. She has taught at several universities including but not limited to the UCLA School of Management, MIT’s Sloan Management, Imperial College and most recently at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. She received her Ph.D. in Anthropology at Harvard University, an M.A. in Anthropology at the University of Utah, and B.A. in Art & Chemistry at Austin College, TX. You can google her or read about her work and her company at www.netform.com and www.drkaren.us and www.drkaren.co.uk.