Karen Rios ’12GS
Co-founder & CEO

Karen Rios is Lifesaver’s co-founder and CEO. Prior to founding Lifesaver, Karen served as chief compliance officer for Seminole Management Company. Karen was the first Latina and youngest C-level officer in the firm’s history. Prior to that role, she worked for an education technology startup. In another life, she worked as a beat writer in Paris while studying abroad at the Sorbonne, and would later return to the United States to work for the Obama Campaign. She holds a BA from Columbia University.