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Karen Elaine Thompson

Karen Elaine Thompson, American manufacturing executive. Society Women Engineers scholar, 1976; San Jose State University president's scholar, 1981, 82. Leader 4-H, Alameda County, since 1985. Member American Institute Industrial Engineers, Society Manufacturing Engineers, National Association Female Executives, NorCal Western Club.

Background

  • Thompson, Karen Elaine was born on August 24, 1958 in Palo Alto, California, United States. Daughter of Herbert Walter and Mary Muriel (Thickett) Thompson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, San Jose State University, 1982. Master of Business Administration, San Jose State University, 1986.

    Career

    • Industrial engineer Atari, Inc., Sunnyvale, California, 1982-1983, H & K Manufacturing Company, Dublin, 1983-1986, president, since 1986. Director H & K Manufacturing Company.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Repubican

    Membership

    Leader 4-H, Alameda County, since 1985. Member American Institute Industrial Engineers, Society Manufacturing Engineers, National Association Female Executives, NorCal Western Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Raising and showing quarter horses.

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    Born August 24, 1958
    (age 59)
    • 1982
      San Jose State University
    • 1986
      San Jose State University
    • 1982 - 1983
      Industrial engineer, Atari
      Sunnyvale, California, United States
    • 1983 - 1986
      Industrial engineer, Atari
      Dublin, Ireland, Ireland