Karen Dietz is a veteran in business storytelling and is one of the pioneers in the field. In 2013 John Wiley publishers recruited Karen for their Dummies series. Her book Business Storytelling for Dummies was published, quickly praised, and became a bestseller within a year. She opened up the San Diego, CA 2013 TEDx conferencewith her talk on the impact of story listening to change lives and companies.
With a BA in communication, she received her Masters and PhD in Folklore from the University of Pennsylvania. In the business world for 20 years, story coaching and workshop clients include Disney, Princess Cruises, Citrix, Avery-Dennison, Cedars-Sinai, Chase Bank, nonprofits, and rising stars.