Investor, Advisor, Entrepreneur, & Board Member
Karen Appleton Page
Karen Appleton Page is an investor, advisor, entrepreneur, and board member. A respected operator, Karen worked at Apple on the enterprise team, leading the commercial channel, strategic partners, the Mobility Partner Program and the industry team. She was a founding executive at Box, leading GTM activities, defining Box’s approach to partnerships and business development, cultivating C-level relationships, strategic initiatives, and founder of Box.org.
She is experienced in building businesses from zero to high growth, evaluating and deploying double-digit expansion efforts, defining and implementing net-new initiatives, passionate about executing strategic partnerships and business development plans through data driven analysis, strategic prioritization, and relentless execution. Adept at public speaking, building teams and managing people to do their best work, Karen is described by peers and leaders as an athlete, broad-based in skillsets, creative, instinctive, driven, and with a vast network of relationships that impact business outcomes.
She is on the board of Deputy, Plastiq and Pickit, and a trustee at the Computer History Museum and Thorn. She is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council at The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Karen has built a portfolio of high impact angel investments that include Werk, Elliot, Ever Loved, RDMD, HarperWilde, The Riveter, Mutiny, DogSpot and Ohana.
Karen focuses on enterprise, fintech, and consumer marketplaces as a General Partner at B Capital Group.