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Karyn Goldstein
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Trusted consultative partner with Executive and Management teams, focused on driving communication, strategy and leading organizational issues. 20+ years managing cross-functional teams and projects, primarily in a high-tech environment.

Trusted consultative partner with Executive and Management teams, focused on driving communication, strategy and leading organizational issues. 20+ years managing cross-functional teams and projects, primarily in a high-tech environment.

Karyn Goldstein is not accepting new clients right now
Karyn Goldstein is not accepting new clients right now
Bio

Karyn's career journey is marked by her growth as a communicator and leader. Karyn started her career as a technical writer, where she not only learned to write and speak clearly and intentionally, but also learned how to communicate across the organization. As the only technical writer for an Internet security company bought by Nokia, she quickly escalated to managing a team of writers and sitting on a cross-functional leadership team. This experience exposed her to the dynamics of various departments and the importance of effective communication in a corporate setting.

In 2014, Karyn took on the role of Global Project Director in the Office of the CTO at Riverbed Technology. Here, she discovered her talent for non-threatening communication and building trust across different functions and personalities. This skill is crucial in leadership roles, as trust and effective communication are vital for success. Her career continued to evolve, leading her to work directly with the General Manager of the Cloud Infrastructure Business Unit at Riverbed. This shift in focus saw her partnering with executive teams and taking on responsibilities related to strategy and leading organizational initiatives. Her role also involved coaching and listening to these leaders, highlighting her ability to connect with and guide people in leadership positions.

In 2019, Karyn joined a start-up as the Senior Director of Customer Success. Her responsibility was to help establish the Customer Success department, a role that requires exceptional communication skills, empathy, and a deep understanding of customer needs. Within this department, she leads several technical service groups, including Customer Training, Professional Services, Technical Marketing Engineering, and Technical Publications.

Karyn's extensive experience in different roles and her deep understanding of team dynamics and communication make her a valuable partner for individuals looking to enhance their leadership skills, communication, and organizational management.


Notable Client Achievements

  • Worked with an executive to gain clarity around goals for product and feature development, allowing them to improve direction on vision, and organizational and communication strategies

  • Partnered with an executive to address the challenge of effectively communicating with a peer, which improved the overall health of the executive team

  • Served as a sounding board and coach for a VP, assisting them with organizational strategies and priority management, which made them a better leader

  • Partnered with a high-ranking individual contributor to help them create an executive presence so that they were able to feel more confident in their role

  • Coached a first-time manager on time management, priority setting, and effective communication, which gave them the ability to be a more effective manager and leader

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Work History
Corelight
Senior Director of Customer Success
Riverbed Technology, Inc.
  • Chief of Staff
  • Global Project Director, Advanced Technology Group, Office of the CTO
Plantronics
Marketing Services - Contract
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Credentials
  • ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC)
  • Bachelor of Architecture in Architecture
Industry Specialties
Computer Software, Hospitality, Telecommunications, Health Fitness Wellness
Functional Specialties
Customer Service, Software Development, Management, Project Management and more
Expertise
Mid Career, New People Manager, Experienced People Manager, Executive and more

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