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Karen Boher

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater Seattle Area, US

President and Software Consultant, Karen Boher, Inc. Previously Lead Consultant, Avanade. University of Washington grad.

President and Software Consultant, Karen Boher, Inc. Previously Lead Consultant, Avanade. University of Washington grad.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • UI/Design
  • Back End Engineering
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
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Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • UI/Design
  • • Back End Engineering

Involved In

Positions

President and Software Consultant Karen Boher, Inc January 2009 - present
Lead Consultant Avanade August 2009 - June 2010
Release Manager for MyBoeingFleet eCommerce website (under contract with Volt) Boeing April 2008 - December 2008
Project Manager Healthcare Management Administrators 2005 - 2007
President and Software Consultant Karen Boher, Inc. September 1989 - March 2005
Director of Software Development - Credit Card Application Processes Visa 1998 - 2000
Project Leader - QA Visa 1997 - 1998

Education

University of Washington Information Security and Risk Management 2012 - 2013
University of Washington, Michael G. Foster School of Business Business 2010 - 2012
The Evergreen State College Business, Computer Science 1978 - 2009

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Marketing
  • • Fundraising
  • • Enterprise Sales
Advisor With
  • • Finding cofounders
  • • Startup Law
Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Payments
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Mobile
  • • Commerce
  • • Financial Services

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Project management • E-Commerce • Architecture • Kaizen • Agile Methodologies

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Bill Leech
CTO's Chief of Staff, Blackhawk Network. Previously Agile Coach & Scrum Master (Manager, Engineering), Blackhawk Network.
Karen has a tenacity towards learning both through formal graduate studies and tech industry news and research which she aptly applies to th ... e benefit of her Financial Services clients. She is as knowledgable about the human dynamics of teams as the technologies they are applying. I highly recommend her as an advisor.
Manavpreet Thiara
They're my school  •  Strategy and Performance Management at BCBSM. Previously Healthcare Strategy Executive, Management Consultant.
She has showcased great entrepreneurship in her career. I throughly enjoyed my MBA workouts with her; she is always looking for innovative w ... ays and disruptive means. I would highly recommend her.
David Snodgrass
We worked together  •  President, Healthcare Management Administrators, Inc..
Karen is an established business owner with many years of experience running her own consulting business doing software development and proj ... ect management in a variety of industries working with a range of large and small businesses.

Bill Leech
We worked together  •  CTO's Chief of Staff, Blackhawk Network. Previously Agile Coach & Scrum Master (Manager, Engineering), Blackhawk Network.
Bill has a lot of expertise and experience in managing and developing projects as well as Agile coaching experience and expertise. In addit ... ion, Bill is a very personable, generous and reliable person. He would make an excellent advisor!