Karen S. Exkorn is founder and President of KAS Consulting Inc and Speak On (www.Speakon.Org), corporate training companies that produce innovative and results-driven sales, management and leadership programs. An internationally acclaimed speaker and author, Exkorn has appeared on: Good Morning America, Today Show, Nightline, The View, NBC Nightly News, CNN, CBS News, PBS and radio/TV worldwide. Exkorn has created and led corporate training programs and executive retreats for clients that include: American Management Association, Alloy Digital & Media, Armani, Ann Taylor, Barneys New York, Bloomingdales, Deloitte & Touche, GE Capital, Louis Vuitton, Macy’s, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Radio City Music Hall, Saks, Sean John, Sony, Tommy Hilfiger and more. Exkorn is the author of the best-selling book, The Autism Sourcebook: Everything You Need to Know About Diagnosis, Treatment, Coping and Healing--From A Mother Whose Child Recovered (HarperCollins 2005) www.TheAutismSourcebook.com. She is also the author of the soft porn parody, Fifty Two Shades of Blueish (http://52shadesofblueish.com/), which she wrote after discovering her newfound sense of humor at age 52. A regular contributor to Huff/Post 50, Exkorn also writes articles for ivillage and other online sites. With a B.A. in Psychology from Brown University and an M.A. in Performance Studies from the Gallatin School of Individualized Studies at New York University, Exkorn lives in New York with her husband, son and dog. In her free time, Exkorn enjoys cramming her body into relaxing yoga poses.