Karen Byrnes

Karen Byrnes

Head of Operations & Impact

Karen oversees Atlas AI’s strategic relationships in support of market and impact expansion. She has in-depth experience with multi-sectoral collaborations, impact evaluation, and social sector initiatives across sub-Saharan Africa, India, and Latin America.

Prior to joining Atlas AI, Karen worked for Deloitte Consulting’s Government And Public Service practice, where she served as strategic advisor to the U.S. Department of State, the Ukrainian Ministry of Health, and Denmark’s International Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance Solutions. Karen has also scaled international programs and business development activities for TOMS Shoes and dynamic research institutes at USC and UCLA. Karen served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Niger and obtained an M.P.P. and a Ph.D. in Public Health from UCLA.