Karina Cohen, Adviser

Business Development, Operations, Recruiting, Sales, User Experience

New York, New York, US

Karina is looking to advise a startup

About Karina

Adviser experience

Engaged in advising 15 businesses over 3 years

Startup experience

1 startups founded , 2 startups operated , 3 years operating startups

Relevant industries

Consumer Products Fashion Technology

Expertise

Business Development Operations Recruiting Sales User Experience

Key accomplishments

• Led distressed company turnaround by successfully implementing a new sales strategy that generated 150% sales increase the first year and effectively restructured the company resulting in the reduction of costs by 64%.
• Built global strategic alliances with leaders and experts in our industry to access new market, which led to increase in domestic and international brand awareness.
• Spearheaded company wide, global marketing campaign to increase market awareness and worldwide branding.
• Oversaw corporate responsibility initiatives addressing social and environmental issues.
• Designed, developed and deployed our new web based solution within 18 months.
• Executed major company restructuring by replacing ineffective employees, which resulted in
decreased expenses by 40 % and increased efficiency by 57%.
• Managed P&L for multi million-dollar budg

Background

About Karina

Senior executive in software and apparel industries. Strategic global leader, with 10 years of experience in building successful teams, organizing resources and directing global operations to achieve profit, product and service objectives. Proven success in driving execution of global supply chain objectives and re-engineering business processes for highly visible luxury brands. Designed and developed a state of the art software system. High energy, results driven individual, uses strategic planning, critical thinking and decision-making skills to keep teams motivated for success.

Education

Duke University - Fuqua School of Business

MBA Global Business

- 2013