Karim is based in London with Egon Zehnder and leads their Digital/eCommerce Practice in Europe. He is a trusted advisor to VC PE and listed companies at the C-suite and board levels. Karim has served clients across hospitality, travel, publishing, financial services, telecommunications, pure play, and retail. He has deep experience in emerging markets, particularly India and Turkey.
He is also driving Egon Zehnder’s Big Data analytics platform, Candidate Search Engine & Predictive Insights.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Karim was Global Head of Propositions & Sales at Sony Ericsson Mobile, where he drove early innovative investment in the Android platform. Previously, Karim gained more than a decade of FMCG experience with Diageo in Brand Marketing and Commercial roles in North America, Russia, Africa and Europe.
Karim earned a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University in Canada and completed his Executive Education at Stanford Graduate School of Business.