Karen Ericksen

Global Practitioner

Karen is an executive coach who has over twenty-five years business experience in corporate environments and professional services. She presently works with emerging and senior leaders in a number of global organizations to design and facilitate leadership and team development programs and coaching to multi-cultural groups around the world.

Her highly collaborative style and her strengths in forging meaningful, insightful connections with others provide catalysts for encouraging personal and organizational growth and navigating change. Karen’s key focal areas include communications, womens’ leadership, team leadership, trusted advisorship, leadership strengths, authentic leadership, experiential learning, facilitation and coaching.

Her business acumen reflects Karen’s experience across a broad variety of markets and organizations. During her first career in technology marketing, she worked for Apple Computer for 8 years in California and Australia and then consulted independently to start-up and rapid-growth companies in Colorado, helping them to develop and expand their markets.

  • B.A. in Economics, Williams College
  • M.B.A., Stanford Business School
  • Certified in Myers Briggs (MBTI), the Strengths Deployment Inventory (SDI), 360 Leadership Circle
  • Certified Professional Coactive Coach, Coach Training Institute (CTI), California

Karen lives in Boulder, Colorado with her husband and has two sons. She is an avid hiker, skier, outdoor enthusiast, foodie and traveler and is always on the lookout for great travel, book and dining recommendations.