With over 20 years of experience in technology companies, Karen is co-inventor of 5 patents and has worked in a variety of engineering, marketing and sales roles to bring new products to market. Previously at BlockCypher, she helped companies use blockchain web services to create new applications that worked across multiple blockchains. In addition to helping companies build blockchain applications, she has led Data Integration, Business Intelligence, and CRM teams at startups acquired by IBM and SAP and companies such as Siebel Systems and Informatica. She has also worked closely with standards organizations such as SWIFT, NACHA and ACORD. As an undergraduate at Stanford University, Karen co-founded BASES, one of the largest student run organizations at Stanford today dedicated to entrepreneurship. Karen has a Bachelors of Science degree in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University. Karen also co-founded Blockchain by Women to encourage women and men to learn about and join the blockchain industry.