Dr. Karen Kerr
Dr. Karen Kerr, our Director, has over 25 years of experience in technology investing with expertise in R&D, venture capital, intellectual property, product development and deal execution. She is the founder of Exposition Ventures, a venture capital firm and has served as Managing Director since 2019.
Previously, Karen served as Executive Managing Director at GE Ventures, where she led its investment efforts in advanced manufacturing, supply chain technology, logistics, and enterprise software. She was also a Managing Director at ARCH Venture Partners, a Director at Intellectual Ventures, a Senior Director of New Ventures and Alliances at the University of Southern California, and started her career at Patricof & Co.
Karen is active on multiple boards, including the Kauffman Fellows, mHub, ORAU, the Clean Energy Trust and the Bryn Mawr College Board of Trustees. She serves on the University of Chicago Physical Sciences Division and the Institute of Molecular Engineering Advisory Committees. Dr. Kerr earned a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Chicago, an A.B. in Chemistry from Bryn Mawr College, and is also a Kauffman Fellow.