As the SVP of Human Resources at Open Systems, Karen Brooks is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Human Resources and the employee experience. Karen drives to align the business goals with HR initiatives that support long term-growth and employee engagement. Prior to joining Open Systems, Karen had a successful eighteen-year career at Automic Software, where she led all facets of Human Resources for North America and the UK.
Professional accomplishment: Keeping the tight-knit family culture of Automic as it grew from 50 people to over 500 including the successful integration of three global acquisitions.
Superpower: Cultivating strong interpersonal relationships
Coolest personal accomplishment: Involvement in multiple charitable activities, including supporting a dear friend as she successfully battled Lymphoma by participating in The Big Climb.