Karena is co-founder and CEO of WHub, the largest startup platform and ecosystem accelerator headquartered in Hong Kong with over 500 partners globally. With her passion for entrepreneurship and technology and the belief that innovation and economic growth are driven by startups, she also co-founded AngelHub, Hong Kong's first SFC-licensed startup investment platform for professional investors and growth-stage companies scaling in Asia.
She is deeply immersed in the startup scene and acts as ambassador, advisor, speaker, and judge at a wide variety of events and public and private organisations. Prior to co-founding WHub and AngelHub, Karena worked at Procter & Gamble for 15 years, including roles in finance, sales, strategy and management across Europe, Northeast Asia and Greater China, where her responsibilities included financial planning and reporting, product line launches, portfolio management, strategic business planning, organisation re-design and Gillette integration.
Karena also volunteers as president of the Parent Faculty Organisation of the Hong Kong International School and at WOW of the American Women’s Association.