Tech Titan. Digital Transformation Specialist. Business ROI/E Advocate.
Henna Karna optimizes talent strategies, data & analytics proficiency, and build digital ecosystems for end-customer value.

Digital Transformation

Behavioral Analytics

Data Strategy

Henna Karna

Data, AI & Tech Entrepreneur

Henna’s expertise spans across product innovation, design, development, and management across digital/data in High-Tech, CPG, Risk Management, Financial Services & Insurance industries (across vendors, brokers, and independent agents). 

She advises Fortune 100 companies on digital innovation and evolution, leads designing and developing patent-pending technology and applications in the field of genetic algorithms, behavioral analytics, deep neural nets, artificial intelligence, large-language modeling, digital experience, & data-analytics technologies. Some key products & capabilities in the past include: RAPA/RAHO, VDS, HELIX, Valocracy, DIA, DEEP, LWYC, Underwriting Accelerator, Anaytics@Scale, Customer360, Risk360, & Submission Hub.

Expertise

Board & Leadership Advisory

Spending several years in conversations with over 600+ industry C-level executives and Board of Directors for Fortune 100 companies, Henna brings the necessary clarity on emerging issues across People, Process, Products, and Partnerships. Recent engagements include deep dive discussions on: Generative Artificial Intelligence; Natural Language Processing; Digital Twin; Climate Risk & ESG; Talent Gap; Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion; Multi-National & Global Scalability, etc. An impactful, and equally thoughtful, journey to change management is at the heart of Henna’s discussions.

Speaking / Keynotes

Henna shares her global, cross-industry experiences, insights, and perspectives across numerous topics, including: Emotional Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence, Digital Transformation, Data & Analytics, Talent Evolution, Innovation Premium, Organizational Design and Optimization, Performance Review & Feedback Loops, etc. Each focus area provides quantifiable and measurable KPIs and case studies with applicable takeaways.

Executive Leadership

Henna lives the philosophy of “leaders create leaders” and servant leadership. The combination of purpose and passion is the core of her mission and vision and continues to result in an authentic approach to leadership. She has led high-caliber teams who repeatedly have strengthened the culture of their firms, created patent-pending technology, and won industry innovation awards.

"The difference within us is the value we bring to those around us"
-Henna Karna

Did You Know?

Youngest mathematician to be awarded into the National Mathematics Society, Pi Mu Epsilon.
Three times nominated for Women of the Year, 2017, 2019, 2021
Taught MBA Statistics course at Babson College
Has presented in over 15 countries!
Awarded "Women who Win" 2022
Awarded "Top Insurance Executives" by ACORD 2022
A long standing member of World Executive 50
A long standing member of the MIT Deans Circle
On the cover of the magazine: Carrier Management
On the cover of the magazine: ShaadiStyle
First to get patents on digital platforms within the Insurance industry back in 2012
Won the CELENT Innovations award for her vision, strategy, and development of the industry's first Data Ecosystem & Engagement Platform
Keynote speaker at over twenty national/global conferences
Presented the Mathematics behind the Taj Mahal at the National Mathematics Association of America
First job was using Knot Theory to design rope handles for walking sticks (for $30/stick, which later sold for $450/stick!)
Second job was at Burger King, where she earned minimum wage to help her family with groceries
Grew up with the support of meal tickets to be able to eat at school
First love is mathematics, followed by the color blue
Terrible at arithmetic but loves complex mathematical modeling and predictive analytics

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