Karen is the Founder and Chief Design Scientist of Human Centred Futures Ltd where she is developing cognitive process automation methods for edge applications. She is Professor of Digital Transformation Design at the University of Brighton, where she lead the Digital Catapult Centre Brighton and their 5G Brighton testbed project, the first UK5G testbed off a research site, aimed at developing native products and services. She has over 25 years in R&D for Next Gen products & services. Clients inc. EDF, EY, Which?, Top Shop and she is a NED and Trustee of the UK Govts £22bn FinTech pension with 12m users where she is advising on digital first behaviour change. She is also a Women In Games Ambassador.