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XConnectTO: Komodo OpenLab develops inclusive technologies

Our third episode of our Heath-focused series is a conversation between Karim Kanji and Komodo OpenLab co-founder Mauricio Meza.  Komodo OpenLab develops inclusive technologies that facilitate the daily lives of people with disabilities. In this clip we find out about how Komodo was started and what problem they are attempting to solve.

To watch the full interview visit http://youtu.be/igQR4ENwoVA.  Komodo co-founder Jorge Silva has also spoken at TEDx in Montreal. Watch his intriguing talk on open source systems and assistive technologies.

Karim Kanji
Karim Kanjihttp://karimkanji.com
Karim Kanji is the Canadian Director of Social Media Strategy at iNvolved Media. iNvolved Media was purchased by Active International in 2015. Clients include popular food brands, technology brands and other CPG companies. Prior to joining iNvolved Media, Karim led the paid social media strategy for some of Canada's most popular CPG and confectionery brands for Catalyst/GroupM. Karim started in the social media space when he co-founded and was the President of THIRDOCEAN where he led the creation of digital content for companies including Scotiabank, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Microsoft, Wild Water Kingdom, Palomino Systems Inc. and Techvibes. Karim has also been recognized as a pioneer in podcasting having interviewed people such as such as federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, former MLSE boss Richard Peddie, TVO's Steve Paikin, Canadian serial angel investor Dr. Boris Wertz, HootSuite founder Ryan Holmes, Mathew Ingram, Mitch Joel from Mirium and many, many others. 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, sports and banking.

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