Founder & CEO, Silver Rock Consulting
Karen Hung is Founder and CEO, Silver Rock Consulting and focuses on enterprise and business transformation. She has business experience across multiple industries including healthcare, financial services, retail and branded apparel. She has held C-Suite and other executive positions in general management, strategy, marketing and innovation. Ms. Hung serves on a number of Boards and is an adjunct business professor.
Board ProfileKaren Hung provides C-suite corporate executive and executive team experience in General Management, Strategy, Marketing, Innovation, Human Resources. She has experience across a number of sectors including financial services, healthcare, retail and branded apparel, consumer packaged goods, durable goods, and technology services. Roles she has held: Chief Marketing Officer; Senior Vice President, Strategy, Innovation, New Product Introduction; Chief Strategy and Business Management Officer. Ms. Hung is a founder and entrepreneur, active as a community leader and teaches at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Lubar School of Business.
Ms. Hung serves as a Board of Director on a number of Boards including;
Florence Eiseman Company, Ascension Healthcare of Wisconsin.
In addition to being a Director, Karen also serves on the Board Executive Committees of
- Junior Achievement of Wisconsin
- Rotary Club of Milwaukee
- Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
- Harvard Business School Club of Wisconsin (Immediate Past President)
She provides additional Board leadership as Committee Chair in Strategy, Governance, Marketing and Advocacy across a number of Boards.
Karen has executive leadership experience in a variety of functions: Marketing, Strategy, Innovation, and Human Resources – Human Capital.
She held various corporate roles:
- Global Chief Marketing Officer, Lands’ End ($2 billion);
- Senior Vice President, Strategy and Innovation, GE Consumer Finance ($23 billion net assets)
- Citigroup global business line P&L ($150mm) and product management, alliance and partnerships, eCommerce development
- VP, Marketing, Ann Taylor Inc ($2 billion)
PersonalKaren holds a BA from Washington University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. She is an adjunct professor of Entrepreneurship and of Leadership at the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee and a member of Milwaukee Women Inc.