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Karen Ross


Karen Ross is the president and CEO of Sharp Decisions, a global consulting and talent solutions firm based in New York. She founded the firm in 1990 under the premise that “anything is possible with teamwork and integrity.”

As a visionary entrepreneur, Karen has guided countless clients through decades of technological change. With seven offices in the U.S., one in Canada, and a European headquarters in London, Karen’s leadership of Sharp Decisions reflects her commitment to integrity and delivery. These values also gave her the impetus to start the V.E.T.S.™ program in 2013, which promotes meaningful employment for highly-skilled veterans. The V.E.T.S. model is the first of its kind in the nation.

Karen is a graduate of Union College. She and Sharp Decisions have been nationally recognized with a myriad of awards, including recognition from Crain’s New York Business and Inc. Magazine.