An accomplished software professional with over a decade of experience, Wendy Karhu currently works as a vice president at JDA Software in Atlanta, Georgia. In this capacity, she helps the company establish effective sales strategies and strives to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction. In addition to cultivating new business opportunities by following up with clients, Wendy Karhu develops innovative value propositions based on factors such as cost/benefit analysis and return on investment maximization.
Before launching her career as a software executive, Karhu earned a master of business administration from the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. She also received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Georgia, where she completed her undergraduate studies in only three years.
In her free time, Wendy Karhu enjoys traveling to Europe and South America, playing soccer, and running races. She has taken part in the Silver Comet 10K and the Peachtree Road Race.