Karen is a full-stack software engineer at BuildingConnected. She builds user-friendly products to help construction professionals organize their pipelines, and works on integrations with major partners like Procore. Prior to BuildingConnected, she shared her passion for high-quality software and intuitive user experience by teaching and mentoring at MakerSquare. Karen holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Saint Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota and is obsessed with efficiency in daily life. She’s always in search of ways to free up cycles so she can focus on what she loves, like traveling, hiking, rock climbing, camping, and running.