Karen Calhoun is the Operations Lean Leader of GE Research, a leading global provider of multi-disciplinary research services to GE businesses, U.S. Government agencies, and external strategic customers and partners. She assumed this position in March 2021, and is based in Niskayuna, New York.
Prior to her current role, Karen held a variety of finance and operational roles at GE Research, including Process Execution Leader and Global Controller. She has 20+ years of experience within GE and was certified as a Quality Black Belt in 2010.
Karen graduated from Syracuse University with a BS degree in Accounting. Upon graduation, she attained her CPA while working in public accounting with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
She and her husband Rob and their two daughters currently reside in Ballston Lake, New York.