Karen Zwiebel

Corporate strategy, operational leadership, merger, and procurement expert

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Karen Zwiebel

Corporate Strategy Specialist


Karen Zwiebel is a broadly experienced consultant with over 20 years of consulting and global senior executive experience. She has worked extensively across financial services in areas as diverse as retail banking, Wealth Management, brokerage and advisory, Asset Management, payments, and others, tackling issues involving both traditional institutions and technology based/FinTech companies.

She has also worked for numerous technology companies in topics such as corporate strategy, transition to the cloud, information management, solutions selling, and product launch leadership, and has brought her expertise to other industries including transportation, healthcare, telecommunications and many others. A former McKinsey Consultant, she has held senior operating and strategy roles within Deutsche Bank, Barclays and IndyMac.


  • Corporate and business unit strategy
  • New company, business, and product launch
  • Business model transformations
  • Operational excellence and restructuring
  • Post-merger integration
  • Sourcing, procurement, outsourcing, and supply chain management
  • Product and channel management leadership
  • Leadership of large change programs


  • Merger Integration Manager – Barclay's Global Investors
  • SVP, Fair Lending and Community Reinvestment – IndyMac
  • Head of Corporate Development, Direct Brokerage – Deutsche Bank
  • COO Global Sourcing Group – Deutsche Bank
  • Engagement Manager – McKinsey


  • MBA, The Wharton School
  • Bachelor of Music, Juilliard