Karen Gaydon joined the Board in 2018. Karen is the SVP of ZEO Success at Zuora where she leads the company’s human resources team focused on inspiring, engaging, developing and empowering its employees worldwide. Previously, she was the CHRO at Synaptics and has also held leadership roles at Hewlett-Packard both in the US and the UK.
Karen lives in Palo Alto with her husband and has two sons studying at universities in the US and the UK. When not working, Karen loves to spend her time exploring the world with her family, staying fit with cardio kickboxing and watching movies. Karen is passionate about helping children and adults with special needs find the support and resources they need to live full, happy and healthy lives. Karen is honored to be on the Abilities United Board.