Karen O'Donoghue is a Research Analyst for Networks and Trust with the Internet Society. In this role, she works to improve the overall trust infrastructure of the Internet by exploring technical solutions, facilitating the development and deployment of these solutions, and supporting the evolution of supporting policies. She is also active in coordinating the formulation of outreach strategies and identifying partners and relationships that can help promote the deployment of trust-enabling network technologies. Karen has a long history of participation in the IETF, IEEE, and other standards bodies, as well as working on both the InteropNet team and the IETF network operations team. Previous to the Internet Society, Karen worked for the US Navy focusing on the development and application of commercial network standards and technologies to Navy realtime systems.