Karaka Leslie is a Product Manager at PayScale. She has been with PayScale for over eight years and has held a variety of positions in sales, business development and currently as a member of the Business Products team. Karaka is passionate about helping PayScale customers leverage compensation as a strategic part of their business. This year she was responsible for creating PayScale’s newest business product, PayScale Crew, which is designed to help organizations involve their managers in pay decisions to improve conversations with employees about pay. Before starting her career in software, Karaka held a variety of interesting positions to afford her ski bum lifestyle while spending three years living in Sun Valley, Idaho ranging from landscaper, floral assistant, dog walker and bartender.