Karen drives Powerside’s go-to-market and business development strategies. She has 15+ years of demonstrated executive leadership in defining business strategy, developing and executing business operating plans, and managing cross-functional teams in matrixed organizations. Before Powerside, Karen was Flex’s Vice-President, Channel Development. Prior to Flex, she was the Chief Operating Officer of Sun Edison, Australia. Karen has held Director roles at EchoFirst, MotivePower, Inc, RailPower Technologies, Inc, and Energy Experts International. She began her career as an Environment Specialist and Process Engineer at Chevron.
Karen holds a BS in Chemical Engineering and a Major in German Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.