Karen Hilton

Vice President, Human Resources, TRX, Inc

Karen R. Hilton is Vice President, Human Resources for TRX, Inc., a world leader in travel technology. With more than 20 software-as-a-service utilities, TRX helps top travel agencies, corporations, government agencies and other institutions maximize savings and efficiency through travel technology applications.

Karen is responsible for providing global strategic human resources leadership in the U.S., the U.K., Germany and India. Karen’s leadership philosophy is that “People Matter”. She oversees the development and implementation of global human resources policies, practices and services, working alongside a talented group of HR professionals.

Prior to joining TRX, Karen led the human resources function for AutoVIN, Inc. a technology company in the vehicle inspection and auction industries, with operations in the U.S. and Canada. Karen’s employment history includes progressive HR roles with Manheim, Cox Communications, General Electric Supply and The Boston Consulting Group. She earned her BS in Sociology, with a concentration in Cultural Diversity from Kennesaw State University and she’s Six Sigma Green Belt certified. Karen considers herself a business leader first, with a passion and commitment to connecting people to and through the organization.

When not leading strategic human resources initiatives, Karen enjoys spending time with her husband and children, mentoring, music and scrapbooking.

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