Patricia Karpas

Health and Wellness Digital Media, Strategic Partnerships, Talent Advisor, Connector, Mentor

Patricia is currently the co-founder of Meditation Studio, the 5-star app that Apple named one of its' top 10 of the year.  She is also the host of popular podcast, Untangle where she interviews experts, thought-leaders and influencers on how meditation and mindfulness practices change us. 

Previously, she held executive roles in major media companies including CNBC, NBC, AOL, Time Warner and Gaiam where she built brands, developed strategic business and media partnerships, produced content and managed numerous business units.  Karpas Ventures provides consulting services in areas related to health, wellness and positive impact. Patricia is on Boards including The Cashmere Foundation and the Grief Support Network. Previously she served on both the Beth Israel/St. Luke's Roosevelt and the NY Zen Center for Contemplative Care boards. She has her MBA from the University of Denver and is certified as a Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Yoga Teacher and as an Executive Coach from New Ventures West.  She currently writes for Thrive Global, Positively Positive, Levo League and other media outlets. 

Blogs
I Host a Podcast About Meditation and I'm Still a Mess (Sometimes...)

Bouncing Back from Heartbreak (the Big and the Little Ones)

Why I Think My Dog Should Meditate

How to Improve Your Relationships in 2017

Five Ways to Zap Your Inner Critic

Leadership and Start-up Coach Shares 5 Ways to Be More Fulfilled at Work

My Top 5 Personal Lessons from 2016
Why You Should Start Meditating Now and 6 Ways To Get Started

"I’ve worked with Patricia in many different businesses, as well as on philanthropic projects over the last 10 years. We have collaborated on several projects, including an M&A analysis which surfaced several strong acquisition prospects, development of a business plan/product roadmap for one of the major brands at Time Inc, and the launch of an ambassador program for GlobalGiving. She is strategic, insightful, creative and consistently over delivers. She is also a joy to work with."

—FRAN HAUSER
GENERAL PARTNER,
ROTHENBERG VENTURES

"Patricia Karpas is one of those magical people you are lucky to cross professional paths with. She is insightful, strategic, values-driven, creative, thoughtful and well-connected. She lives and works wholeheartedly, bringing both spirit and business acumen to her projects."

 —JENNIE BAIRD
NEXT DOOR VENTURES

"Patricia is one of those rare individuals who has the ability to inspire, connect, and deliver. When Patricia learned that I was seeking a publisher for my book, The Perfect Metabolism Plan, she offered to help. In less than 2 weeks, she had found a publisher! I am so grateful to Patricia for finding my book a home, and for the inspiration and strategic insights she has provided over the years."

—SARA VANCE
NUTRITIONIST AND AUTHOR,
THE PERFECT METABOLISM PLAN

"Patricia is compassionate, strategic, thoughtful, insightful and loving. I have had the pleasure to be with Patricia as a friend, a fellow Board Member for the Zen Center for Contemplative Care, and on several projects. She is truly curious and deeply collaborative. She works from her values to create a more harmonious and mindful world. It is always a pleasure to work with her."

 —DR. KOSHIN PALEY ELLISON
MFA, LMSW, DMIN, CO-FOUNDER, ZEN CENTER FOR CONTEMPLATIVE CARE

"I was introduced to Patricia about a decade ago and have been working with her at every possible opportunity ever since. Patricia has a unique ability to source out the perfect partners and acquisition targets to grow your business. Her strategic insight, values-based filter and extensive network help her to see connections others regularly miss. She has an unparalleled ability to recognize opportunity and inspire action to drive business success."

—VICKI SAUNDERS
FOUNDER, SheEO, SEEDING THE NEXT GENERATION OF CREATORS, MAKERS AND ENTREPRENEURS.

"In the six years I've known Patricia, I've been amazed by her constant positive energy and beautiful spirit. Patricia helped me find the right publisher for my natural medicine book by taking the time to really understand me. Her effective energy catalyzed my writing career, and she continues to be an amazing resource as I move forward. You will benefit from her wisdom and care."

—DR. PETER BONGIORNO
NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIAN, FOUNDER OF INNER SOURCE HEALTH, AUTHOR OF FOUR BOOKS ON NATURAL MENTAL HEALTH.