About the Author

Karen Walker is a consultant and advisor to CEOs and senior organization leaders in many fields of industry. She helps her clients grow their companies with successful outcomes that include IPOs, acquisitions, market share increases, and significant leadership development. She has advised dozens of companies, from start-ups to nonprofits to Fortune 500 firms, including Aetna and BMC Software.

Prior to launching her consultancy, Karen spent 14 years in leadership roles at Compaq Computer, then the fastest growing company in American history. As VP of Operating Services for Global Infrastructure, she helped spur the creation of more than $15 billion in value.

Karen has a BS in engineering from Texas A&M University and graduated ...

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