Karen Etzkorn is the chief information officer of Qurate Retail Group, leading information technology and digital strategy spanning applications, data, cybersecurity, and infrastructure, which are vital to driving long-term growth, innovation, and productivity. Karen has held senior IT positions at some of the world’s most powerful retailers, including Home Depot, Gap Inc., and Williams-Sonoma. Karen has an established record as a leader and business partner who builds strong technology teams and collaborates to transform and simplify business processes that deliver robust, cost-effective IT solutions. Among her many accomplishments, Karen is currently helping Qurate Retail Group usher in a new age of technology capability. Karen is a dynamic and inclusive leader with a passion for people development. Karen serves on the Board of Directors for Hibbett Sports, Inc., and has been recognized as a recipient of Top Women in Retail Tech, RIS News, 2017; CIO of the Year for Strategic Impact, RIS News, 2014; and Top 10 Women in Tech, Chain Store Age, 2014. Karen joined the Board in 2023.