Co-founder and CEO, ChameleonPLM and AD&D Technical Advisory Committee Chair
Chris Karam has led apparel and gear design, development and manufacturing teams for 30 years for leading brands and…
Chris Karam has led apparel and gear design, development and manufacturing teams for 30 years for leading brands and private label retailers. She holds multiple design patents for travel beverage containers, has led multi-national teams of up to 2000 members, and lived in Qingdao, China with her family while leading a business unit of a large, global manufacturer of performance outerwear and gear. Chris graduated from the AD&D program and is currently Chair of the AD&D Technical Advisory Committee. Chris and her husband Souheil Karam founded ChameleonPLM, a Seattle based company offering cloud-based product lifecycle management tools designed to streamline global product development for companies of all sizes. Chris enjoys giving back to the industry by mentoring others, and in her spare time volunteers for her children’s schools and athletic programs.