Ms. Karen E. Sammon has been Chief of Staff & Strategy at PAR Technology Corporation since April 12, 2017. She served as Chief Executive Officer and President of PAR Technology Corporation since January 1, 2016 until April 12, 2017.

Ms. Sammon served as the President of ParTech Inc. from April 8, 2013 to January 1, 2016. She served as President of Par Restaurant and Retail. She rejoined PAR from The CBORD Group, Inc. Ms. Sammon served as Senior Vice President of Operations of The CBORD Group, Inc., since October 2010 and was responsible for operations supporting its card systems, housing systems, food and nutrition management solutions and integrated security product lines.

She served as the President of Software Solutions Division – ParTech Inc., a subsidiary of PAR Technology Corp. since 2007. Ms. Sammon served as the President of Par-Siva Corporation a subsidiary of PAR Technology Corp. since 2007. She served as the Chief Product and Strategy Officer of PAR Software Solutions Division- ParTech Inc. and served as its Corporate Counsel/Director of Investor Relations. She serves on the FS TEC Advisory Board. She serves as a Director of Penn State University’s School of Hospitality, as well as the “Real World“ Program at Colgate University’s Technology Strategies for the Hospitality Industry. She served as Director at PAR Technology Corporation from January 1, 2016 to April 12, 2017. She is a lawyer by education and is admitted by the bar in the states of Illinois and New York. Ms. Sammon received BA in History from Colgate University, followed by her Juris Doctorate from the University of Cincinnati, as well as an Executive Education degree from Harvard Business School.