Based in New York, Karen leads the strategic direction to attract new company listings and grow Nasdaq’s IR Intelligence business.
Karen brings a unique perspective to our team that is instrumental in solidifying Nasdaq’s close partnership with companies as they look to successfully raise capital in the public market. Her deep experience and knowledge of the investment community is a tremendous asset as Nasdaq continues to reignite the U.S. capital markets by proactively addressing challenges faced by companies seeking to go public.
Karen joined Nasdaq in December of 2018 after 18 years at Credit Suisse, where she was most recently the Head of NY Equity Sales and Managing Director, leading a team of 20 executives in diverse areas such as Strategic Planning, Account Management, Training & Development, and Compliance. In addition to her 13 years in Equities at Credit Suisse, Karen spent 5 years in investment banking where she worked on multiple IPOs, High Yield Financings, Bankruptcies and M&A situations. Karen received her BS with honors from Babson College and her MBA from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. She is a Trustee of the Packer Collegiate Institute, and is also on the board of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy.
Thursday February 6, 2020
SPACS: Boom vs. Bust Markets
- Can SPAC IPO volumes continue to grow
- How to think about yields and minimum guaranteed returns for investors in both boom and bust markets
- Is there any correlation between traditional M&A activity and SPAC IPO/M&A activity?