Karine Allouche Salanon
General Manager, Pearson English Business Solutions
Karine is Pearson English Business Solutions General Manager, an angel investor & an advisor to social ventures.
She has the privilege of leading Pearson English Business Solutions, partnering with Global Fortune 1000 companies to develop the next generation of global talent in developing countries. She does so by helping business leaders attract, retain and develop a global workforce – providing their teams with the skills to communicate, collaborate and operate in business English.
Karine is a dynamic and dedicated leader focusing on making a positive impact with social responsibility. She offers a wealth experience so promising businesses can better leverage global teams, create new opportunities and fully achieve their market potential. Karine has worked with a diverse group of industry leaders such as Symantec, Oracle, Microsoft, and most recently, Pearson. She has a passion for driving turnarounds by creating high value digital solutions and services.
Karine graduated from the EDHEC Business School in France. She is member of Women’s Leadership in Technology and is an advisor to Silicon Valley start-ups in mobile and social ventures. She is also an advisory board member to EdTech Europe, and a member of the Mentor’s panel at EduGILD, an EdTech Incubator in India.
Karine currently resides in California’s Bay Area with her husband and two children, where she leads a Lean In Circle that facilitates learning among fellow executives and leaders.