In 2016 Karim co-founded iCommunity Application, now rebranded into lyve and became its managing director since then. Over the past years he managed to grow the business to contract over 40,000 units with major compounds in Egypt and raised series A funds worth $600K in Oct 2018. Lyve app has been addressing the needs for real estate developers, homeowners’ associations and residents. Lyve has been transforming and digitizing the resident journey and life in a compound. Currently leading a team of 20 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.