Karim is a technopreneur with 20 years of experience in emerging markets high-tech industry. Karim co-founded Cequens in 2011 and serve as its CEO. Prior to Cequens, his most recent role was Executive President at EgyptNetwork S.A.E a leading unified communication enabler. Karim led Cequens through a successful private equity transaction in 2011 and his vision for
Karim is a technopreneur with 20 years of experience in emerging markets high-tech industry. Karim co-founded Cequens in 2011 and serve as its CEO. Prior to Cequens, his most recent role was Executive President at EgyptNetwork S.A.E a leading unified communication enabler. Karim led Cequens through a successful private equity transaction in 2011 and his vision for Cequens is to become a global renewed player in the telecom industry focusing on sub Saharan Africa and the Middle East.
Over the past 3 years, Karim has transformed the trajectory of Cequens to become MEA leading and fastest growing Cloud Communication Network, through his leadership and uncompromised attitude to excel set by his vision for the company. Karim has been able to achieved outstanding success, focusing on delivering high-quality, innovative messaging and communication services to more than 40 Markets in Africa and the Middle East bridging 1.1 billion mobile subscribers in MEA to the business world, under his leadership Cequens has grown at 85% GAGR during the past 3 years and forecasting a 100% CAGR in 2014-2016 driven by a more sharpen focus on the financial sector and OTT players to drive growth and value.
Chief Executive Officer @ Cequens Telecom is a leading messaging solutions provider with customers in over 40 countries, specialized in advanced Mobile Messaging Services all over the world. Its activities include providing MT (Mobile Terminate) and MO (Mobile Originate) connectivity for large SMS clients and aggregators ranging from enterprises to multi-nationals and public sector organizations, supplying high quality SMS solutions for business use, the company is a licensed SMS aggregator in Egypt and Saudi Arabia and maintain branches in those countries. From January 2011 to Present (5 years) EgyptBoard Member @ Egyptian Information, Telecommunication, Electronics & Software Alliance (EITESAL) – Egypt
Eitesal is an association for the ICT sector in Egypt aiming to improve the business environment for Eitesal’s members by promoting their local and international interests and by creating a strong and positive synergy among Egyptian industry stakeholders From November 2008 to May 2013 (4 years 7 months) EgyptPresident @ EgyptNetwork is a fast growing information technology and communication solution provider focusing on providing integrated ICT Services to Enterprises and Small businesses. EgyptNetwork was established 1997 and evolved to cover various sectors to fulfill the increasing demands of Middle Eastern and global markets From July 1997 to January 2011 (13 years 7 months)
Karim Khorshed is skilled in: Global Business Development, Strategic Planning, Business Alliances, Telecommunications, International Business Development, Strategy, Business Modeling, Partner Management, Competitive Analysis, Cloud Computing, International Sales, International Business, Product Management, Channel Partners, GSM
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