Fonder, CEO, iFundWomen
Karen Cahn is Founder and CEO of iFundWomen, a crowdfunding platform for women-led businesses. Karen is a pioneer in the digital media space, and was an early Google employee where she spent 10 years leading various monetization teams in search, display and video. From 2011 to 2014, Karen served as General Manager of AOL Original Video, and was responsible for business strategy and strategic partnerships. In this role, Karen built AOL’s female creative economy in video and, as a result, launched Emmy and Webby-nominated series with Nicole Richie, Sarah Jessica Parker, Gwyneth Paltrow, Tiffany Shlain, iJustine, and other female creators. Prior to AOL, Karen spent ten years (2001 – 2011) at Google and YouTube, where she held various leadership roles in video, search and display advertising.