Karen Lynne-Daniels Ivy, PhD

Karen Lynne-Daniels Ivy, PhD

Assistant Dean

Forbes School of Business and Technology®
Information Technology


  • PhD, Organizational Management

    Capella University, Minneapolis, MN, United States

  • MBA, Business Administration

    University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States


  • Six Sigma - Green Belt Certified

Professional Affiliations

  • Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

  • The Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology (CPST)

  • Academy of Management

  • Colorado Aerospace Alley - Board Member

  • Colorado Career and Technical Education (CTE) Aviation Pathways Advisory Board



Dr. Karen Lynne-Daniels Ivy, Ph.D. is the Assistant Dean of Technology Studies for Forbes School of Business & Technology at the University of Arizona Global Campus. She is also co-founder of the media tribute company, Visionary Expressions, LLC. Karen is a life-long learner, and her educational background consists of a combination of business, technical, marketing, and leadership advanced studies. This includes a: Ph.D. in Organizational Management with a specialization in E-Business (Capella University), Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with a focus in Management/Marketing (St. Thomas University), and an BA degree in Mathematics with a Computer Science focus (Washington University in St. Louis, MO).

Dr. Ivy’s professional experience includes over 30 years of business, technical, and leadership contributions in the Aerospace, Manufacturing, Commercial Consumer and Office, Health Care, and Information Technology industries. This included Technology Leadership support to Lockheed Martin Space and Aeronautics missions and Honeywell Aerospace missions. She is an accomplished Senior Leader in the Information Technology Services industry with expertise in leadership, strategic development and oversight, service delivery, program management, and technology and innovation transformation.

Dr. Ivy is an established public speaker with a focus on leadership, motivation, innovation, technology trends and disruptive technology strategic integration. She has been the keynote presenter for many national and international business conferences, workshops, webinars and educational functions.

Dr. Ivy is a native of St. Louis, MO, and currently resides in Parker, Colorado. She enjoys giving back to the community and being a catalyst for change in our society. She has a passion for continuous learning and very much enjoys leading through change, developing others to reach their potential, teaching, singing, golfing, and travel.

Her goal is to inspire others to achieve their ultimate goals in their educational and career endeavors, and to explore their passion to the fullest!

See Dr. Karen Lynne-Daniels Ivy is featured guest on the podcast discuss the Impact of ChatGPT on the Education Industry.

See Dr. Lynne-Daniels Ivy present "Navigating the Future With Your Personal Action Plan" at Forbes School of Business Mentor Week.


Dr. Karen Ivy is founder of the U.S. to Uganda Connections Program. U.S. to Uganda is an international program designed using technology to inspire and empower youth to develop early international awareness, educational exchange, and leadership development by connecting them with youth of other cultures and backgrounds.

Inspiring, empowering, and developing youth of the world to become international leaders beginning one connection at a time! (138) U.S. to Uganda Uganda Youth (Uganda Group 2) - YouTube

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