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Karen Ha

Venture Partner Athena Technology Ventures


Karen Ha is a Venture Partner with Athena Technology Ventures and brings over 25 years of
experience in both venture capital and the software industry. As the co-founder and CEO of the ecommerce
software company Savvio, Inc., she raised $13m in venture funding, and as Vice
President for the Professional Services Group of Interleaf, Inc., she developed an organization of
150 IT consultants throughout North America and Europe. Ms. Ha has held the position of
Director for Oracle Corporation and also for StartingPoint Partners, a venture capital firm
specializing in the investment of high-tech, startup companies. She also served as Vice President
of Worldwide Professional Services for Portal Software. Ms. Ha received her B.S. and M.S. from
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Ocean Engineering and Systems Management.
She is currently a member of the Visiting and Development Committees for MIT Corporation, the
Leadership Council for the MIT Public Service Center, and previously served as Director of the
Fund Board for the MIT Alumni Association. Ms. Ha is a co-founding board member of the
Korean-American Community Foundation of San Francisco.