Karen Hough is the Founder & CEO of ImprovEdge
She is also the best-selling author of The Improvisation Edge: Secrets to Building Trust and Radical Collaboration at Work. She has been using improvisation as a business learning tool for over 12 years and is the recipient of the Athena Powerlink Award for outstanding woman-owned business. Ms. Hough speaks nationally on diversity, negotiation, leadership, sales, presentation and women’s issues
A graduate of Yale University and La Sorbonne, Paris IV, she also trained with Chicago’s Second City. Ms. Hough is on the advisory board of Key Bank’s Key4Women initiative and the board of WELD (Women for Economic Leadership and Development). She volunteers extensively with confidence-building workshops for children and a portion of ImprovEdge funds go every year to Computers for Youth, The Women’s Fund and Kiva.
Learn more about ImprovEdge at www.improvedge.com.