Karim Zaki

Director of Products at Cequens

Karim Zaki

Director of Products at Cequens

Biography

When it comes to software engineering and transforming technology companies, ask Karim. A software developer at heart, he started his career as a software engineer in 2003 and since then has been building software and product teams in some of the biggest names in the Middle East like Raya and ITWorx. He served as Director of Delivery and Technical Operations for Integrant for 4 years where he helped restructure the company’s capability management and built the PMO, contributing to a 3-fold increase in revenues and 15% increase in profitability.

In 2012, Karim joined Cequens as Software Development Director and Chief Architect where he built the development and support teams and championed the company’s product migration to the cloud. He transitioned into Product Management in 2016, serving as Director of Products, with the responsibility of building the company’s product portfolio and roadmap, as well as research and innovation management.

A technology aficionado, Karim enjoys reading and following the latest industry trends. When he’s not envisioning a new product, you will find him on the beach, or travelling and experiencing different cultures. He holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Computer Science and resides with his wife and 5-year old son, Seif, in Cairo.