Karen Parisi is the Co-founder and CEO of Oodi. Founded in 2016, Parisi leads the company in its mission to modernize, accelerate, and simplify the way marketing services are bought and sold. Oodi grew from idea to fully-funded marketplace in less than 14 months.
As CEO, Parisi maintains a deep commitment to creating a customer-centric business that benefits brands and agencies alike. The Oodi Software-as–a-Service solution is built on customer success and nothing less. She is an active supporter of continuing education for her team and the marketing community as ongoing education stimulates the discourse that drives innovation and overall well-being.
Prior to Oodi, she worked for global technology companies, iCIMS and Thomson Reuters, as a marketing manager and director. She has been responsible for leading marketing teams and partnering with agencies on initiatives across the entire marketing function.
Parisi holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Minor in Japanese from Villanova University.