Oct 15, 2018
Karen Walker is a consultant, author, and advisor to CEOs and senior leaders. She helps her clients grow their companies with successful outcomes that include IPOs, acquisitions, market share increases, and significant leadership development. Her clients include Inc. 500 start-ups and Fortune 500 firms.
Prior to launching her consultancy, Karen was employee #104 at Compaq Computer - then the fastest growing company in American and fastest to $1billion in revenue. In her 14 years as VP/Operating Services, she helped spur the creation of more than $15 billion in value. She resides in Jupiter, Florida, although she can most often be found aloft in seat 2C. Her brand new book released October 2018 is No Dumbing Down: A No-Nonsense Guide for CEOs on Organization Growth, a book for a company’s senior-most leaders. It teaches them how to do a job only they can do: aligning the organization’s internal and external strategies for profitable, sustainable growth.
Karen’s work with organizations from Fortune 500s to Inc. 500 start-ups, creating the infrastructure they need to start and sustain growth, substantiates the 5 strategies and keys for execution outlined in this book. Her motto truly is “no dumbing down.”