Karen Hung is the Founder and CEO of Silver Rock Consulting. She is the leader and key evangelist of the firm, guiding clients via the company’s co-creation model and ensuring excellence across all aspects of the company’s partnerships.
Prior to founding Silver Rock Consulting, Karen held officer and executive roles with Lands’ End, GE, Ann Taylor, Citigroup and a privately held healthcare company. She has a background with Fortune 100 enterprises and has held Chief Marketing, Strategy and Innovation Officer roles.
In a client-advisory capacity, she held interim C-Suite roles with MetLife and led specialized initiatives, including the rollout of a marketing transformation roadmap for AbbVie’s US Commercial Business Unit and coaching innovation teams at Johnson Controls.
With a focus on enterprise and business transformation, Karen’s expertise spans multiple industries, including financial services, retail, pharmaceuticals and CPG. Leveraging her expertise in business development and transformational leadership, Karen has been consistently recognized for her leadership and vision in achieving team success in start-up and turn-around situations.
She is most passionate about driving high-impact transformation across enterprises, teams and with individuals.
Karen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Washington University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Karen serves on the Boards of Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and the Rotary Club of Milwaukee. She is an adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship and Leadership at the University of Wisconsin – Lubar School of Business, and is the founder and chair of Intersect, an innovation symposium. Karen also serves as the President of the Harvard Business School Club of Wisconsin and is a member of Milwaukee Women Inc.