Karen joins WITNESS’ Advisory Board having previously served as our first WITNESS Media Lab Curation Fellow. Currently the Vice-President of Product Development for Metropolitan Interactive’s newly expanded Digital Studios, she served as BRIC Arts Media’s Co-Director of Community Media where she launched Brooklyn’s first 24×7 community cable channel that includes the borough’s only live, daily news show and several other Emmy-nominated programs. Karen also served as Senior Director of Digital Media at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
She has founded several technology companies and co-founded a non-profit media institute that has trained journalists and media entrepreneurs in the U.S., Poland, Albania, Turkey, and the Pacific Islands. She’s been a digital media consultant to the American Chambers of Commerce to the European Union and was selected to be the Digital Media keynote speaker at their Annual Plenary Meetings in Warsaw and Istanbul.