Ken Goodman has joined Karna LLC as the new Research and Evaluation Team Lead. His responsibilities include business development, supervision of evaluation team staff, and managing research and evaluation projects from design to publication.
Before joining Karna, Ken acted as Senior Manager, Planning, Research, and Learning, for CARE, a leading global humanitarian organization. At CARE, he led long-term strategic planning on business development opportunities for the organization; ensured that CARE’s regional, country office, and technical teams used data and intel to inform their decision-making and strategic positioning; and led monitoring and evaluation design and capacity building for large proposals. Ken previously held health research and evaluation positions at ICF International (10 years) and Battelle (12 years). An applied anthropologist, Ken has more than 20 years of experience in public health research and evaluation, international development and humanitarian assistance monitoring and evaluation, and business development.
Ken lives in Atlanta with his partner, DeAnne, and their Australian Shepherd, Violet. A fun fact about Ken is he is one of the organizers of an event called Burning Man held annually in the Nevada desert.
Ken reports to Robert Alexander, a member of our senior leadership team, and he will support our team from the Atlanta office.