Karen Macleod

Independent Director

Karen Macleod has served as a member of Cyngn’s board of directors since July 2021.  Ms. Macleod was the founder and chief executive officer of The Arete Group, LLC from 2015 to 2021. She was president of Tatum, Randstand Holdings NV Company from 2011 to 2014.  Ms. Macleod was president of Resources Connection, Inc. North America from 2004 to 2009 and previously served in other capacities after joining the firm in 1996.  She was a senior manager at Deloitte from 1985 to 1994.  Ms. Macleod has served on the board of directors at Lakeland Hills YMCA since 2020, chair of the finance committee since 2022 and member of the executive committee in 2023.  She has also served on the board of directors and member of the audit committee of the FWA of New York from 2018 to 2021, the Track Group Inc. since 2016, Overland Solutions from 2006 to 2013, and Resource Connection, Inc. from 1998 to 2009.  Ms. Macleod holds a BA in business economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.