Meet Karen Whittaker

Quantum Union – founded on a passion for marketing

Quantum Union provides the skills, experience and expert knowledge that drive business growth.

Karen WhittakerAs well as working at one of the country’s best known management consultancies, Quantum Union founder, Karen Whittaker has helped many UK businesses align their promotional activity with European and worldwide programmes at strategic and tactical levels.

She has also spent eleven years serving on management teams at IT businesses, playing major roles in mergers, acquisitions and start-ups.

In 2009, Karen founded Quantum Union with a simple objective: to create measurable, revenue-generating marketing strategies for clients who are serious about building their businesses. In other words, to take the ‘fluffy’ out of marketing.

In the short time since, Quantum Union has worked in a diversity of sectors, providing expertise across all marketing disciplines.

Complementing Karen’s deep knowledge and extensive experience in the IT sector is a team of external, highly skilled marketing professionals. This is a group of individuals who excel in their chosen fields and who will add real value wherever their specialist skills are required to get the results you need.

So, with Quantum Union, you’ll enjoy the benefit of not just the strategic know-how to plan your marketing - but the skills to make it happen too.

Karen Whittaker is also a business mentor for the Princes Trust.


“Anyone who has ever met Karen will understand the description "passionate". She is passionate about the work she does and carries it out with a degree of professionalism rare in our industry. An eye for detail and a deep understanding of theory and the practical application make her an outstanding marketing professional. I have no reservation in recommending her and consider her an example for others in her field to aspire to.
Will Garside, Consultant, The Message Machine Ltd

Choose a shining example – contact Quantum Union today.



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