Chief Financial Officer
Karl has more than 30 years of financial and operational experience in the technology consulting, telecommunications and manufacturing fields. He has built high-performing teams and developed creative solutions for new opportunities at startup and Fortune 500 companies. At Vitalyst, he is responsible for financial operations and reporting, as well as recruiting and HR.
Previous employers: Diamond Management and Technology Consultants Inc.; MCI Communications Corporation; Henson Group Sports
First job: Karl delivered the Philadelphia Bulletin after school.
Little-known fact about Karl: He has gone outback ATVing north of the Arctic Circle in Kotzebue, Alaska.
Motto/business philosophy: It does not matter how many times you get knocked down, but how many times you get up.
Toughest decision ever made: Leaving MCI to join a small technology firm
Song that best describes Karl: “Who Says You Can’t Go Home” by Bon Jovi
Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S. in management science with a concentration in management information systems; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, M.S. in management with a concentration in finance
Interests/civic engagement: Served as chairman of Radnor Township Citizens Audit Review and Financial Advisory Committee (CARFAC), 2011-2013; former member of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Board of Trustees; attending his kids’ crew regattas, wrestling matches and dance performances