Innovator Spotlight


Become part of the innovation ecosystem by nominating the
innovators and companies that deserve to be featured.

The experts, thought leaders and academics with the ideas

The innovators, the entrepreneurs, and the startups

The supporters, funders, and enablers of innovation for the ecosystem

Karen Connors - Innovate Orlando Publishing Partner

Ms. Connors has over 25 years of Project/Program Management experience ranging from private industry to state and federal government. Specialties include military simulation and training systems, life cycle support, logistics, process engineering, and technical team management.

With a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Virginia Tech and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from UCF, she has the education and experience to run projects of all scopes and sizes. She has been a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) since 2005, has taught Project Management courses at Seminole Corporate College as an adjunct professor, and has a diverse background in leadership roles at several professional and charitable organizations.

In 2011, she started her own consulting business (Quality Project Control) providing services in business development, project/program management, proposal writing/management and process improvement.

Partnership Opportunities

Global Village World is accepting applications for joint venture partners, consultants, and ambassadors that have a passion for their city and want to partner with us in mapping out and promoting their local innovation ecosystem to the world.