Karen Ebert Matthys
Karen Matthys has over 18 years experience working with leading-edge high tech companies. Key areas of B2B and B2C client engagement include: launch and management of products/programs; business and marketing strategies; and online/offline branding and communications plans.
Karen currently works at the Stanford School of Engineering in the Institute for Computational & Mathematical Engineering (ICME) where she is the Executive Director of External Partner Programs. In that role, Karen develops relationships with companies interested in computational mathematics, data science and visualization, machine learning and high performance computing. She is also an Innovation Fellow at SRI International.
Prior to consulting, Karen was the Director of Marketing Strategy at Cellular One. Previously, Karen worked in various product marketing management positions at Apple Computer and was responsible for several Macintosh and peripheral product launches worldwide. Karen has extensive international experience and was based in Tokyo for two years with Apple Japan.
Karen holds an MBA from Stanford University and a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia. She has been a board member of several nonprofits, including TheatreWorks professional theater in Silicon Valley, and the Palo Alto School Foundation.