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Karen has created over 125 high-performing partnerships with well-known content, e-commerce, technology and media brands. She qualifies, negotiates, implements, optimizes and retains clients, turning many projects into multi-year, multi-million dollar strategic alliances. Her ability to “lean-forward” into the future, as well as handle the day-to-day ground details, contributes to her reputation as a trusted strategic advisor.

Karen is 2013 Microsoft Alumni Foundation Integral Fellow Finalist for her innovative leadership in public – private partnerships.

Microsoft awarded Karen with Individual Gold Star Awards in 2009, 2006 and 2005 for her outstanding leadership in strategic partnerships.

Lifestyle, Health & Fitness:

Mayo Clinic, Harvard Health/Staywell, Healthwise, CDC, HealthGrades, HealthDay,, Foodily, Conde Nast, HealthiNation, Gold Standard, Hearst, Eating Well, Rodale (Runner’s World, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Prevention, Bicycling), Natural Standard, FriendScout, March of Dimes, American Diabetes Association,, KidsHealth, BermanBraun, American Cancer Society, Parade, WebMD, Visible Productions,,, American Greetings, The Intellectual Devotional, JibJab, Meetic, AstroCenter, iVillage, Wengo

News, Sports & Entertainment:

ABC Sports, NBC Sports, ESPN, NFL, NHL, MSNBC, NBC News Digital, BBC, CBS, Viacom, Showtime, The Movie Channel, Flix, A&E, HBO, Bankrate, Forbes, Foreca, Disney, NBC Entertainment, 215 NBC Television Affiliates, Turner Sports, The Weather Channel, Buena Vista Television, Discovery, PBS, National Geographic, ActionTV, Harpo Productions, Columbia TriStar International Television, Paramount Pictures Worldwide, Universal Pay Television, Sony Pictures, Warner Brothers International, Pinnacle Pictures London, Non-Stop Music, WDT, Sci-Fi Channel, TV1 Australia, TBS Sports

Technology, Classifieds, Causes and Advertising:

LiveIntent, Outbrain, Flipboard, Pulse, LinkedIn, Bing, Hulu, JWire, NetSeer, Airbiquity, IAC, eBay, Nike, Lambie-Nairn, JustGive, Take Part, Grass Roots, NBC Television Affiliates, Microsoft, Elgin Syferd, Keiler & Company, McCann Erickson