Karri serves as Chief Operating Officer of Venuetize, bringing 15+ years of experience across technology, media & entertainment, and entrepreneurial startups. Prior to founding Venuetize, Karri served in a variety of senior roles at Vubiquity, including operations, commercial delivery, marketing, finance, and project management. During her 7 years there, Karri led efforts around post-acquisition integration (Vubiquity closed 6 acquisitions in 7 years), synergies, scalability, and automation. Prior to Vubiquity, Karri was Founder & CEO of Media Gateway, a Dubai-based aggregation model business focused on global content rights aggregation and multiplatform distribution. Karri has a total of 5 start-up ventures under her belt, financed through both Venture Capital and Private Equity. Her prior experience includes business development roles at Showtime Networks, Arvato Mobile, and Dubai Media City.
Karri holds a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University (candidate) and a Bachelors of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to graduating from UNC, she spent two years at the United States Naval Academy, where she ran Division I Women’s Track & Field and Division I Cross Country. She is originally from Philadelphia but currently resides in Tampa, FL, with her daughter, 6, and son, 4.