Karen was appointed to iRobot’s board of directors in November 2021. She is also a board and audit committee member of Analog Devices, Inc., Aspen Technology, Inc. and Osteon Holdings/Exactech. She is also senior advisor to The Boston Consulting Group’s Audit and Risk Committee. Karen is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow and was recognized by Women Inc. magazine as a 2019 Most Influential Corporate Director. Prior to her board service, Karen was a senior leader of Ernst & Young (EY) where she led the global professional practice and independence groups. She is an ethical and solutions-oriented leader with extensive international experience. Karen has worked with large global organizations and high-growth companies on complex issues in accounting, auditing, financial and corporate reporting, internal control, regulatory, risk, securities registrations, initial public offerings and ethics matters. Karen serves on the Board of Directors of the University of Illinois Foundation where she is the Chair of the Investment Policy Committee. She was named Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Illinois, Gies College of Business in 2017. Karen graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, with Highest Honors.