Karen L. Jones, JD, MA has 17+ years of corporate experience in senior management with Fortune 500 companies. She lived in Europe for more than 5 years and has worked in academia in the US and Europe for more than 15 years. She is an international speaker and author in management and sports law. She is the owner of Mission2Transition, LLC which helps businesses with management, operations and legal support. She is part of the faculty at Rice University, Sports Management and leads the sports law concentration.