Karen Cao is a Vice President focused on Core opportunities, as well as U.S. Buyout and Growth opportunities in the healthcare sector. She is based in New York.
Prior to joining Carlyle in 2015, Ms. Cao worked in investment banking at Centerview Partners.
Ms. Cao received an M.B.A. with Distinction from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in Economics and B.A.S. in Biomedical Science from the University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated summa cum laude.