Karine Allouche Salanon is passionate about making a positive impact with social responsibility. As the head of Pearson English Business Solutions, Karine leads Pearson English B2B Business to enable Fortune 1000 talent to communicate, collaborate, and operate in a common language, business English. Karine is a dynamic and dedicated leader offering a wealth of technology industry experience to oversee new business and drive necessary change within fast-paced environments. She has evolved from marketing to channel development, gaining channel sales responsibilities and sales leadership experience with industry leaders such as Symantec, Oracle, and Microsoft. Karine has demonstrated international business expertise in emerging and mature markets while working internationally for most of her career. She has proven strength in growing revenue and has demonstrated expertise in driving business turnarounds. Karine is adept in developing and defining strategy, vision, and objectives for extensive global teams thanks to her experience in corporate leadership roles during her tenure at Microsoft headquarters. She holds an MS in Management and International Management from EDHEC Business School. Karine is a member of Women’s Leadership in Technology and is an advisor to Silicon Valley startups in the mobile and social media industries.