Karen Walker has been in your shoes. As employee #104 at Compaq Computer, Karen helped lead the (then) fastest growing – and fastest to $1 billion in revenue – company in American history. After working at Compaq for fourteen years, with annual revenues growing to $15 billion, she left to begin her consultancy.
For the past two decades, she has been an strategic advisor, coach and consultant to high level leaders facing growth at lightspeed — supporting outcomes including IPOs, acquisitions, dramatic market share increases… Karen’s clients include startups, Inc. 500 and Fortune 500 firms.
Karen has a B.S. degree in engineering from Texas A&M University and attended Columbia University for post-graduate studies.
She resides in Jupiter, FL, although she can most often be found aloft in seat 2C.
Many successful startups experience a particularly disturbing problem: that is, you’ve made big promises to the marketplace, but things aren’t working the way you know they could. Producing what you should be producing is more difficult than you expected. You and your teams are working far too hard. What’s causing these bottlenecks? It all boils down to one word: execution. You’re not executing...