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Karen Etzkorn Bio

Karen Etzkorn

Karen S. Etzkorn

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.