Karen is Director of Social Media at Wunderman, and was previously a Partner and Senior Strategist with Crimson Consulting Group, where her primary focus was in developing viable interactive product and service strategies, and designing the strategic, marketing and organizational requirements to achieve competitive advantage. She has over 15 years of strategy and marketing experience at the corporate and agency level. Karen’s experience includes designing global web strategies for companies such as Symantec, HP, Kodak, Cisco, Seagate, Sun, Verio/NTT and Yamaha.
For nine years, Karen has been involved in building consumer and enterprise portals. These include groundbreaking online community, The Well, in 1996, and such portals as Match.com and Ebates.com, with several million registered users. Previously, Karen was Director of e-Business Strategy Consulting for Grant Thornton. There, Karen led diverse, large interactive projects for Fortune 500 companies, rock bands, CPG as well as media and manufacturing companies.
Prior to Grant Thornton, Karen was VP of Sales and Marketing at an interactive agency where she worked on over 70 web projects and online strategy for clients as diverse as Nortel Networks, Match.com, Deutsche Bank, Woolworths and Visa International. Karen is a guest professor in the EMBA Program, Ottawa University in Hong Kong (teaching e-Business and High-Tech Entrepreneurship).
Kenneth Feldman, JD
Mr. Feldman is a seasoned intellectual property attorney and litigator with over 20 years experience. He has extensive Federal Court experience in New York, New Jersey, California, Michigan, and Colorado. He holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of Michigan, an MA in Public Policy from Duke University, and a JD from Rutgers Law School. Mr. Feldman was in private practice in midtown Manhattan for over ten years, and presently has a varied practice on both coasts as managing attorney for Feldman Law Group.
Mr. Yien is SVP and CTO at Crum & Forster and was previously President and founder of R2K Inc., a worldwide IT consulting firm headquartered in New York City. Mr. Yien has over twenty years of industry experience with particular expertise in systems architecture, data communications, computer graphics, document imaging, and workflow automation. Prior to founding R2K, Mr. Yien was Director of Software Development at Wang Software and Sigma Imaging Systems, where he led the development of its production imaging and workflow products. Previously at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Mr. Yien developed advanced network monitoring systems and services for which he has received many awards.
Mr. Yien consults today on leveraging advanced systems in the workplace with emphasis on network-based solutions. He has a dual BA from the University of California, Berkeley, an MS from Rutgers University, is an AIIM Laureate of Electronic Document Image Management, and holds two U.S. patents.