Karen was appointed CEO of CareerOne in early 2013 following from her success at Yahoo!7 as General Manager – Business Development where she held full commercial and operation responsibility of the organisation’s data, advertising, publishing, technology, search mobile and strategic partnerships including the Microsoft Bing alliance.
She began her career at Yahoo!7 in 2005 as business manager – personals before being promoted to head of marketplace with oversight of Yahoo!7’s Commercial Channel properties covering cars, careers, real estate, dating, shopping and travel. She was appointed general manager of commercial partnerships in 2008 and was named general manager – business development and publisher partnerships in 2010.
Prior to Yahoo!7, Ms Lawson worked in various business development and strategic partnerships roles at Pitt Crew, Ernst & Young and Cable & Wireless in the UK.
Karen is a commercially focused digital media executive with exciting and innovative ideas in continuing the momentum CareerOne has built in the market.