Karen Wong is the Deputy Director of the New Museum in New York City, where she helps develop its artistic entrepreneurship. Wong cofounded the initiatives IDEAS CITY, which explores the artistic and cultural future of cities, and NEW INC, the first museum-led incubator for art, technology, and design. Previously, Wong served as managing director of architectural firm David Adjaye Associates from 2000 to 2006. She also supports emerging and youth artists across architecture, music, urban design, and education. She writes for various media outlets and speaks on the contemporary role of the museum.