Business Development Leader for the Americas and Australia Regions, W3C
At W3C Karen Myers serves as business development leader for the Americas and Australia regions. In this role she engages in a variety of new business outreach and member engagement activities to support multiple vertical industries participating in W3C, including Publishing. In 2012, together with Ivan Herman, W3C technical lead for publishing, Karen helped organized a series of W3C Workshops in the US, Europe, and Asia to explore the opportunity for new standards work for the publishing industry at W3C. By 2013 the first W3C Publishing Interest Group was formed. Since then she has been an advocate for the publishing community at W3C, managing the communications for W3C’s combination with IDPF in February 2017 as well as the launch of the new Publishing Business Group and Publishing Working Group. Before joining W3C, Karen worked for Leo Burnett Technology Group as Vice President of Strategic Planning in Boston, MA and in Frankfurt, Germany. She enjoys spending as much time as possible at her cottage in Canada.