DXC November Thought Leader Interview: Shah Karim

Shah Karim, CEO of SafeRock
Thursday November 19, 2020 11:00am12:00pm

Digital Alchemy to Create Value and Reduce Risk

Join IRI’s Lee Green as she and Shah discuss:
- Operational excellence
- Monetizing Data and its Governance
- Optimizing ROI for R&D

Shah Karim is CEO of SafeRock, a company that serves Global and Regional companies in North America and Europe and has deep experience with digital transformation for the consumer, industrial, ecommerce, food, retail, education, and energy sectors.

Shah is an Innovation Fellow at Columbia Business School. He is a Judge for the MacArthur Foundation’s $100 million prize competition entitled “100&Change”. Shah has been an Executive Mentor with the National Retail Federation for five years, deeply committed to encouraging students including first generation students. He serves on Penn State’s Industry Advisory Board for Enterprise Systems, and on the Board of Governors at the College of Merchandising and Digital Retailing at the University of North Texas. He is a Fellow of the Tribeca Disruptors Foundation at the Tribeca Film Festival which is a community of accomplished and promising innovators dedicated to propelling their respective fields further.

Shah has been a guest or keynote speaker on Leadership, Megatrends, and Big Data at numerous international conferences around the world including in the United States, Austria, China, Germany, Malaysia, Turkey, and the UAE. He has authored and co-authored research published in CITI Research, Retail & Leisure, Retail Solutions Online, Chain Store Age, Apparel News, Handelsblatt, and Shopping Center Business. He is recognized as a “Top 100 Retail Industry Influencer” by Retail Digest.

Shah was elected to the Yale Alumni Association’s Board of Governors in 2018. Shah received his B.A., M.A., and M.Phil. degrees from Yale University.