Interim Chief Financial Officer
Karen Burns was named interim chief financial officer of NVIDIA in March 2011. She leads the company’s global finance organization, including financial planning and analysis, financial accounting and reporting, treasury, tax and internal audit.
Previously, Burns was vice president, corporate controller and tax. She also headed the company’s tax department for 10 years. Prior to NVIDIA, she served for nine years in various capacities in the tax and audit practices at KPMG’s Atlanta, London and Silicon Valley offices.
Burns holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from Florida State University.