Karla currently works as a Product Owner at RatePAY, where she is responsible for all customer-facing platforms. Prior to working in a fintech company she had different roles in the Berlin startup scene i.e. at shyftplan, i-potentials, etventure, twago, truffls and epubli.

With a background in International Business Administration and her self-taught tech skills she steadily moved into digital product management to build innovative, useful software. Karla is a firm believer in agile methods, user centric design and diverse teams. As she wants the web to be inclusive of all people, web accessibility is a topic very close to her heart.

She is a certified behavioral and communications trainer, experienced moderator / facilitator and as a speaker she greatly enjoys sharing knowledge and interacting with audiences, because there is always an opportunity to grow.


  • Karla was amongst the TOP10 finalists of RAHM 2018, the global LGBT leadership contest and named as one of the 50 Women in Product in Europe List 2018.


  • Speaker
  • Consultant
  • Facilitator
  • Trainer