Karen Cariss

Karen Cariss

CEO and Co Founder


Karen Cariss is one of the founders of PageUp. Today, Karen is a key driving force behind the success of PageUp, setting the strategic direction of the company as well as overseeing internal activities to ensure synergy of all divisions. Karen’s extreme passion for the company is evident in her work and attitude, which has been publicly acknowledged by being listed as 28th on BRW’s Top 50 Female Entrepreneurs in June 2006 and winning the Ernst and Young ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year’ for 2008 and the Victorian Telstra Womens Business Award in 2009.

Karen has also used her knowledge of business practices to assist the judging of the 2006 Telstra Business Awards and 2005 AIMIA iAwards.

Karen is formally qualified with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Honours in Science and is currently a member of Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).