Karen Cone

Venture Partner @ Mastersfund

Karen Cone is the former Microsoft General Manager of the Worldwide Financial Services Sector, CEO and Board Director of TowerGroup, and SVP at Gartner where she served on the Gartner International Board. Currently, Karen is a venture partner with the MastersFund, a gender-lens fund powered by a global consortium of VC’s. She serves on the Advisory Boards of MondoBrain – innovative provider of augmented intelligence AI decisioning software; Alloy – FinTech with digital identity verification app’s and API’s; and StockSmart – start-up providing a 3rd wave AI platform, Ainstein, for Capital Markets. Karen has also held senior positions at IBM and MasterCard. Her extensive global business acumen is gleaned from living and working in the Americas, EMEA & Asia.