Karl leads LinkedIn’s global Payroll and Employment Tax team and is responsible for payroll operations, payroll accounting, and the employment tax functions. Over the past seven years, Karl has served in various roles within Finance at LinkedIn. He is passionate about business transformation, but also wants his employees and business partners to have a good experience along the way. To do this, he leverages his extensive global experience in financial systems, process improvement, and change management to drive transformation.
Recognized as a Change Agent, Karl is experienced in developing and deploying organizations that boost service levels, improve employee and customer satisfaction, and mitigate risks. He’s a leader with an eye for detail, dedicated to ensuring employment tax compliance, accurate accounting, and robust controls for all aspects of payroll in a diverse legislative environment.
Karl’s mission is to ultimately build and leverage a diverse and inclusive team that inspires and motivates each other to deliver a consistent, exceptional experience for employees and business partners. His motivation to design and lead meaningful actions have helped LinkedIn address complex business and talent issues head on.
Karl is a CPA (US) and a Chartered Accountant (India), and prior to joining LinkedIn has spent 8 years with Deloitte providing audit, accounting, and advisory services to large global companies.