Karen has eighteen years of experience in e-commerce and marketing. Since 1999, she has consulted on and profitably managed dozens of affiliate programs on many different network platforms ranging from large national brands to niche merchants. She was awarded the 2009 ShareASale “Pay It Forward” Award for Industry Advocate for her work, speaks often at conferences, and has many published industry articles. She also served on the Board of Directors for the Performance Marketing Association for three terms as an officer. She was honored with a 2016 Pinnacle Award nomination for Affiliate Manager of the Year.