Karen Vitale is a Creative Specialist and Thought Leader with 15 years experience driving innovation and delivering results across a broad range of industries. She has created home-run products and strategies for major players in giftware, home decor, jewelry, gaming, toys, beverages, automotive and fashion. And she has partnered with global giants such as Harley-Davidson, Hasbro, General Motors, Turner Entertainment, Disney Consumer Products and The Smithsonian Institutions, as well as Carlton Cards and Bed, Bath & Beyond.
A savvy communicator and seasoned strategist, Karen brings entrepreneurial drive and vision to every project, building profitable teams and win-win relationships within organizations as well as with clients.
She has held key positions of increasing responsibility in the disciplines of product development, brand building, concept and design direction, project management, advertising, sourcing, packaging and manufacturing.
Working both remotely and on-site, Karen has managed cross-functional teams and served as company liaison to key manufacturers, vendors and distributors in Canada, Europe and Asia.