Project management wisdom from practitioners and the UCSC Extension in Silicon Valley
Karina Jensen is a global management consultant, instructor and facilitator with nearly 20 years of experience in launching business and education initiatives across cultures. She is the founder and principal of Global Minds Network, a consulting firm that facilitates global market success through effective planning and execution solutions. Karina has successfully launched and managed products and education programs across the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific for companies such as Hyperion, Adobe, Macromedia, NEC, and Symantec. For clients such as Hyperion and Adobe, she planned, coached, and facilitated strategic planning and communication programs to ensure successful product introductions worldwide. In her prior roles at Macromedia, NEC, and Symantec, she introduced international product management, marketing, and communication programs to strengthen team performance and global business results.
Karina holds an MBA from the ENPC School of International Management in Paris, France, and a BA degree in Public Relations from California State University, San Jose. She currently teaches courses in International Marketing, Management, and Communication at UC Berkeley Extension's International Diploma Program, the Art Institute of California, and Menlo College. Karina specializes in the areas of global launch management, cross-cultural communication, and international business education. Karina can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org