Karen Butner serves as the Supply Chain Management and Sustainability Global Leader, for the IBM Institute for Business Value, the business think tank of IBM.In this role, she is responsible for research, market insights and thought leadership development and global deployment. She is frequently invited to keynote at international conferences and is widely quoted in leading business and industry publications.
She has over 25 years of experience in strategy development and transformation. Her industry concentration is high technology, retail and consumer products, electronics, life sciences, logistics and telecommunications. Her passion is to assist clients in the development of strategies and improvement agendas to bring significant value in transforming their global performance.