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Karen Eber

BEx 2023 Keynote

Karen Eber

Karen Eber is an international consultant and keynote speaker. Her talk on TED.com, How your brain responds to stories – and why they’re crucial for leaders, has almost 2 million views.

In Karen’s 20+ years in talent development, she has been a Head of Culture, Chief Learning Officer and Head of Leadership Development at Fortune 500 companies like GE, Deloitte and HP.

Engaging over 90,000 employees in 150 countries Karen discovered how to inform, influence, and inspire stakeholders with storytelling.

Karen’s career has spanned the talent ecosystem: culture integrations after mergers, coaching C-suite teams through conflict to higher performance, designing one of the first ratings-free performance management approaches, and building award-winning leadership development experiences.

Karen is a regular contributor to publications like Fast Company and is a four-time American Training and Development winner. She is publishing a book on Storytelling with Harper Horizon, a HarperCollins imprint, in 2023.