At Blend Interactive, Karla has been studying the effects of a 36-work week and how embracing work-life balance, trust, and employee well-being leads to increased productivity, retention rates, and a positive workplace culture. She walks us through the business decisions behind shifting "Summer Hours" to "Normal Hours" and shares with us why this may be a great business decision for us as well!
Karla is CEO and founding partner at Blend Interactive, a 25-person firm that guides teams through complicated web and content problems. Founded in 2005, Blend has been integral in bringing new CMS solutions to North America. Blend is an Umbraco Gold Partner and was recently named one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Places to Work.
Karla's passion is supporting and championing women in tech, often speaking publicly to encourage young women to pursue careers in STEM. Karla and Blend are focused on helping expand Umbraco’s footprint in North America, with a special focus on advocating for new North American partners.