Prior to co-founding Zeevo, Ms. Curtis served in a variety of senior managerial and consulting capacities responsible for defining the vision for Enterprise Architecture (EA) and managing its capabilities at large and mid-sized companies. Ms. Curtis has seasoned expertise in post-merger integrations, building EA teams from the ground up, and aligning IT and business strategy. Her strength lies in enhancing efficiency and productivity through improving existing systems and developing enterprise-wide software solutions.
Ms. Curtis has twenty years of experience in EA, business process transformation, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and software development spanning aviation, finance, publishing and telecommunications industries. She has ten years of experience working with the aviation industry’s market leader in the leasing of modern aircraft to commercial airlines worldwide.
During her time in the aviation sector, Ms. Curtis lead the efforts of the IT Department EA team responsible for developing and managing custom and vendor-based software solution implementations across the company’s global office network. In addition to experience with small, midsize and multinational organizations, Ms. Curtis has also founded multiple start-up ventures including technology consulting and the production, marketing and distribution of Hawaiian coffee.
Outside her professional career, Ms. Curtis is passionate in applying her knowledge and corporate experience to nonprofit causes. Karen is co-founder and board member of the Los Angeles-based Bicycle Angels, a nonprofit that provides specialty loaner bikes to individuals who participate in charity-based cycling events. Karen Curtis is also a private pilot with a love for aviation, an endurance athlete—having completed events in the Amazon jungle, Antarctica and the North Pole—and an avid adventurist.