Karen Giese Portrait

Karen Giese

Transoft Solutions Inc., Vice President of US Business Development

Ms. Giese is VP of US Business Development at Transoft Solutions, a company that develops and supports innovative and timesaving software and services to help professionals plan, design, and operate safe transportation systems.

She has 20+ years of transportation experience, spanning from the highly technical to the managerial and business aspects of the transportation industry. Ms. Giese helped Vancouver prepare for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, leading a team that developed a multi-modal, state-of-the-art model to assess emergency scenarios in downtown. More recently, she helped the City of Seattle manage their Smart Cities ITS platforms. Throughout her career, she has participated in innovative projects, developing inventive solutions to address complex transportation issues and incorporating emerging technologies.