Smith Bogart Consulting

Karen Smith Bogart, PhD

      Dr. Karen A. Smith Bogart is the President of Smith Bogart Consulting, a consulting firm focused on business growth and turn-around. She has led two start-up firms and has taught at the University of California at Santa Barbara since 2007.  She previously was Senior Vice President of Eastman Kodak Company. She was the Chairman and President of Greater Asia, located in Shanghai, China, responsible for Kodak’s businesses and operations across Asia. She also managed many of Kodak’s largest global businesses including Professional Imaging, Consumer Printing, and Cameras. 
     She has Board of Directors experience with eight companies in the United States and Asia.  Currently, she is a Director of Mohawk Industries (MHK); a NYSE listed floor covering firm. She is a Director of Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR); a NASDAQ listed semiconductor company. She is also a Director of ZBE Inc., a private firm that develops digital printers for commercial imaging. She formerly served as a Director of KODAK India, KODAK China, KODAK China Manufacturing, KODAK Thailand, and MUTEC. 

     Dr. Bogart has served as a director for multiple not-for-profit organizations focused on women’s economic self-sufficiency and education.  She currently serves on the

Fielding Graduate University Board of Trustees. She holds a PhD and a MA in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University, a MBA from the University of Rochester, a MILR from Cornell University, and a BA, Political Science from the State University of New York at Geneseo.