Karen Gately

Corporate Dojo founder, Karen Gately, is a passionate optimist with unwavering belief in the power of the human spirit. An author, speaker, advisor, and educator in the fields of human performance and leadership, she brings a fresh perspective to what it takes to be a successful manager of people.

Karen spent over 25 years teaching, training and competing in Karate and is a 3rd Dan Black Belt. She has trained many other people to become martial arts black belts, and now does the same in business, guiding leaders to become their best selves and realise their full potential.  

Prior to founding Corporate Dojo, Karen worked in various Client Service, Quality Management and Strategy roles in the Financial Services sector, and as the founding HR Director in Australia for Vanguard Investments.  

She is passionate about making a difference in the world and believes with great leadership and personal accountability we can make the world a safer place and create environments in which people and communities can truly thrive.  

Among the things she loves most are her husband Kevin, and her children and their partners.  She loves dogs and wishes at times people were more like them.

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