Karen Appleton

Vice President of Business Development at Box

Karen Appleton is the VP of Business Development at Box, where she initiates, evaluates, and structures new business opportunities, including strategic alliances and partnerships.

Prior to Box, Karen was VP of Development and a member of the executive team at Prosper Marketplace, responsible for a range of growth activity. She also served as National Marketing Director at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, LLP, and Head of BD at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP. At Lexis-Nexis, she launched the firm's internet product and ran business development for the state of Hawaii.

Karen earned a master's degree from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor's degree in international business from Towson University. She serves on the Board of Directors for SV2.