Karen Dunn is the owner of KMD Productions. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles, KMD Productions operates nationally and offers full-service event coordination and management for businesses and nonprofits throughout the United States — both in-person and virtual.
Working primarily in the pro audio industry, her clients include NAMM, Yamaha, Waves, Sennheiser, PreSonus, ADAM Audio, Calrec and others. Whether it’s a product launch, an awards show or a virtual Lunch and Learn, her events are known for a flow and vibe that well-known throughout the industry. With the onset of the pandemic and the loss of in-person events, Karen quickly changed to embrace the virtual world, creating a weekly guide to online happenings, including industry webinars, podcasts, interviews and panels, working with clients to create unique online events, as well as creating KMD Pro Speed Mentoring™. Using a unique matching style reminiscent of speed dating, Karen has brought together 20 mentors and 20 students for some one-on-one, face-to-face time at schools throughout the US, with stops in Spain and Canada. She has also partnered with Entertainment Industry Professional Mentoring Alliance (EIPMA) and She Knows Tech, adapting her speed mentoring concept to fit different platforms.