Has more than 30 years of experience running technology-centric global organizations.
Karim manages corporate direction and strategy at DarkMatter Group, where he is responsible for leading Group business activity. With his extensive knowledge of strategic development and international expansion, Karim leads Group’s growth to become the essential provider of smart and safe digital transformation across businesses and governments.
Karim has collaborated with and published influential reports such as the Global Information Technology Report co-published by the World Economic Forum and INSEAD along with Cornell University. He was also the Chairman of the Ideation Center in the Middle East.
Prior to joining DarkMatter Group in 2018, Karim was the President and CEO of Luxembourg-based communications satellite owner and operator, SES (Société Européenne des Satellites). He served as the Chairman of the Executive Committee of SES and Chairman of SES ASTRA. Karim was a Senior Partner and Global Practice Leader for communications, media and technology with Booz & Co.