Karen Etzkorn

Karen Etzkorn
Karen Etzkorn
Qurate Retail Inc.
Karen Etzkorn became Chief Information Officer of Qurate Retail Group in December 2017. She leads a team that plays a pivotal role in driving long term growth, innovation, and productivity by bringing best-in-class technology solutions that leverage the combined resources and talents of Qurate Retail Group’s worldwide technology teams.

Karen previously served as Chief Information Officer for HSN, Inc. (HSNi), which was acquired by Liberty Interactive Corporation in December 2017. She joined HSNi in 2013 and led a multi-year systems transformation of core processes and technologies, which increased efficiency and fostered a seamless integrated experience for HSNi customers.

Before joining HSNi, Karen served as Senior Vice President and CIO at Ascena Retail, where she was credited with integrating the IT functions of three brands and consolidating the company’s data centers. Previously, she was Senior Vice President and CIO at Tween Brands, Inc. and held senior technology positions at retailers such as The Home Depot, Williams-Sonoma, Gap, and Limited.

Karen is on the Board of Directors for Hibbett Sports, Inc. She received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from The Ohio State University.

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June 21
1:00 pm1:30 pm
As current events have underscored, the most effective and agile retail enterprises rely on solid technology investments implemented and overseen by technology leaders, CIOs, CTOs and the like. For such enterprises, IT leaders are responsible for understanding a combination of the trends that will drive innovation and business strategy, making them an integral player in all board room discussions… Read more