Karen Clay Basile
Leader, Tyco University, Tyco International Ltd.
Karen has an extensive background in Human Resources, learning and development, and talent management. As the leader of Tyco University, Karen and her team are focused on enterprise learning and development across Tyco. Prior to joining Tyco, Karen was Director of Talent Management for VWR International where she established a robust talent management strategy, created global leadership competencies and improved key talent processes and programs.
Her strengths include business acumen, leading global teams, and creativity. She has significant experience in sales excellence, marketing, implementing systems, change management and innovation.
Karen holds a B.S. in Marketing and International Business from Penn State and an M.S. in Organizational Dynamics from University of Pennsylvania. Her volunteer experience includes leading the women’s affinity group at VWR, called WAVE and leadership positions in the Women’s Network at GE Water.
Karen resides in Wayne, PA with her husband, Greg, and two children. She enjoys travel, watching sports, dining out, cooking, running and spending time with her family.