Karen Jackson

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Karen Jackson
7th Virginia Secretary of Technology
Assumed office
January 11, 2014
Governor Terry McAuliffe
Preceded by Jim Duffey
Personal details
Born Karen Rollins Jackson
(1965-11-21) November 21, 1965 (age 51)
Newport News, Virginia, U.S.
Alma mater Christopher Newport University
College of William & Mary

Karen Rollins Jackson (born November 21, 1965) is the current Virginia Secretary of Technology, having been appointed in 2014 by Governor Terry McAuliffe. She previously served from 2009 to 2014 as Deputy Secretary of Technology under Governors Tim Kaine and Bob McDonnell. Jackson was born in Newport News, Virginia and was raised in Poquoson. She attended Christopher Newport University, graduating in 1987, and received a Master in Business Administration degree from the College of William & Mary.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ "A veteran advocate &middot Industries". Virginia Business. 2015-01-29. Retrieved 2016-12-29. 
  2. ^ Jones, Phil (2014-01-10). "William & Mary - William & Mary alumni appointed to state Cabinet positions". Wm.edu. Retrieved 2016-12-29. 
  3. ^ "Getting to know Karen Jackson | Municipal Government". Pilotonline.com. 2014-03-07. Retrieved 2016-12-29. 

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