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Karen Robinson


Senior Consultant
Co-Leader of Smart Goverment Practice

CMG Consulting LLC
Austin, TX
Phone: 888-445-5486

Mrs. Robinson is a Senior Consultant at CMG and has over 25 years of experience in State Government Administration and Information Technology. Previously CIO at State of Texas, Director of Administration at Office the Governor of Texas, Director of Information Technology at Office of the Governor of Texas, Support Tech at the Texas Legislative Council.

Expertise — Strategic Planning, Market Development, Business Cases, Business Models, Project Management, Federal Government Markets, State Government Markets, Local Government Markets. CMG Frameworks — Strategy and Scenario Planning, Go-To-Market Planning, Business Optimization and Transformation, Smart City Roadmap.

Mrs. Robinson has received numerous award, including Texas CIO of the Year in 2014, Texas Public Sector Executive of the Year by InnoTech in 2012, Executive Women in Texas Government by EWTG in 2007, Dell President’s Advisory Board Member in 2014, Computer World Premier 100 IT Leaders in 2012, NAPW Woman of the Year by National Association of Professional Women in 2012.

Mrs. Robinson is currently Vice Chair of The Star of Texas Rodeo Gala / Rodeo Austin and dedicates some of her time to multiple charities.

Mrs. Robinson received a post graduate certificate from The University of Texas at Austin – The LBJ School of Public Affairs in Executive Management, and holds a Bachelor in Business Administration and Management from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor in Theology/Theological Studies from The University of St. Thomas (TX).

Why CMG?

CMG has built a library of over 500 use cases and 18 frameworks. Each framework delivers the answers to use cases, technologies, vendors, business models, business cases, policy models, and best practices.

CMG’s corporate development, go-to-market planning, and commercialization are world-class.

CMG’s team has planned for and successfully deployed over $20 billion of technology solutions in the last 20 years.

CMG team has developed smart grid roadmaps for multiple utilities in the US, EU, Middle East and South America.

CMG team has developed smart city roadmaps for several fast growing cities.

CMG offers advisory services per month, 1-day workshops for each framework, 3-day workshops for each framework, and customer-defined consulting projects (e.g. 2 weeks, 4 weeks, 6 weeks, 8 weeks, and beyond as needed).

The CMG advantage is world-class advise by former senior executives with 25 years plus of successful experience for 50% less than the Big Old Brands.  CMG is Cheaper, Faster and Better !!!

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