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Karin Meyer

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

CEO & Co-Founder, Indiforce. Entrepreneur / Technology, Product & Business Leadership / UC Berkeley & University of Washington grad.

CEO & Co-Founder, Indiforce. Entrepreneur / Technology, Product & Business Leadership / UC Berkeley & University of Washington grad.

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Involved In

Founder

Indiforce

Advisor

West Bay Opera
Kiva.org
Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology
Catchafire
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology

Positions

Volunteer Advisor Catchafire 2016 - 2016
CEO & Co-Founder Indiforce January 2014 - present
Member, Board of Advisors Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology October 2011 - present
Member, Board of Directors West Bay Opera August 2009 - August 2014
Director, Platform Product Management Intuit October 2011 - August 2012
Director, CTO Strategic Programs Intuit January 2004 - October 2011
Vice President - Architecture & Technology Strategy Charles Schwab March 2000 - January 2003
Technical Director, Electronic Brokerage Technology Charles Schwab 1993 - 2000
Senior Architect Litton Integrated Automation 1990 - 1993
Senior Software Engineer / Unix Expert Automated Call Processing 1989 - 1990
Software Engineer Laticorp 1987 - 1989
Research Assistant - Computer Human Interactions University of Washington 1985 - 1987

Education

University of Washington Computer Science
UC Berkeley Computer Science

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Financial Services
  • • Green
  • • Local
  • • Recruiting
  • • Social Impact
  • • Travel

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

Architect for the first electronic trading platform launched as schwab.com
At Schwab, led research partnerships, design and technical implementation of re-architecture of highest volume secure website in the world at the time.
Formulated, launched or drove over $500M in new programs for Intuit in the intersection of technology and business strategy, including Hosting, Identity, High Availability, Subscription and Platform Strategies.
Advised multiple start-ups and non-profits on technology portfolio management, alignment of objectives from board to staff, and how to attract and retain women in technology fields.
Strong advocate for Women and Progressive Work Practices.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Collaboratively and Respectfully.

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Deanna Kosaraju
Advisor, Loopd Inc. and Founder, Global Tech Women. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Karin has a wealth of knowledge in the tech space and is well-connected in the community.
Rudy Mui
Chief Executive Officer, Apartment Data Services and Executive Partner, Salt Creek Capital. University of Michigan grad.
I've known Karin for several years as a member of a non-profit board. She is engaged, insightful, and a willing contributor and volunteer. ... She is passionate about her work and service to others. Her strong experience in technology, business, project management, and entrepreneurship is invaluable to anyone seeking her counsel.