In 2016 Karim co-founded iCommunity, now Lyve, Application and became its managing director since then. Over the past years he managed to grow the business to contract over 120,000 units with major real estate developers and homeowners’ associations in Egypt. Lyve raised early seed funds worth $600K in Oct 2018. Currently leading a team of 17 with aggressive growth plans across Middle East and Africa.
Prior to that Karim made a switch from corporate life in 2010 co-founding Orion360 Business Services and Consulting. Operating in the IT project management, ERP consulting and now with a focus on automation with a very strong Robotic Process Automation team delivering global projects.
From 1995 to 2010 Karim worked in IT for Procter and Gamble in Egypt, Turkey, Belgium, UAE and Saudi Arabia. He held a wide range of experiences and assignments such as regional financial systems leader, global treasury system leader, Middle East and Africa IT manager, Central Eastern Europe Middle East Africa interactive marketing manager, and Global Decision Support Systems Associate Director.
Karim also managed key outsourcing projects, acquisitions and restructuring efforts within his managed markets. Karim graduated from AUC in 1992 with a B.Sc. in Construction Engineering and a minor in Business Administration.