Karim Kanji is a digital strategist who understands how to connect people and brands across various social platforms and "in real life".
A recent addition to the Catalyst team, Karim has led the creation of digital content for companies including Scotiabank, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Microsoft, Wild Water Kingdom, Palomino Systems Inc. and Techvibes since 2009.
As a leader in digital content creation, Karim has also conducted wide-ranging interviews for podcasts and written content pieces with individuals such as Canadian serial angel investor Dr. Boris Wertz, HootSuite founder Ryan Holmes, GigaOm's Mathew Ingram, Facebook's Jordan Banks, Dave Fleet from Edelman Toronto and Mitch Joel from Twist Image.
As a demonstration of thought leadership, Karim led the development and execution of reports discussing how technology and digital media have impacted industries such as retail, education, health, gaming, and banking.
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