digital and social media strategist
Karim Kanji is a digital strategist who understands how to connect people and brands across various social platforms and “in real life”.
Currently, Karim is helping to lead the digital content team at Catalyst Canada.
From 2010-2013, Karim helped to create and lead thirdocean. thirdocean worked with companies helping them to utilize digital and social tools to strengthen specific business needs. In his role, Karim led thirdocean to work with brands such as Scotiabank, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Bnotions, Microsoft, Wild Water Kingdom, and Palomino Systems Inc.
As part of the internal research and development of thirdocean Karim interviewed people such as Canadian serial angel investor Dr. Boris Wertz, HootSuite founder Ryan Holmes, and Dan Martell of Clarity. He has also led the development and execution of reports discussing how technology and digital media have impacted industries such as retail, education, health, gaming, banking, sports, music, fashion and film.
Prior to the launch of thirdocean, Karim helped lead social media engagement campaigns for Henry’s Camera, was the Toronto Community Manager for Techvibes, and founder and host of Social Media Show on Perpetual Radio Networks. While with Techvibes and Social Media Show, Karim interviewed people such Mathew Ingram (now with GigaOm), Jordan Banks (now leading Facebook Canada), Dave Fleet from Edelman Toronto, Mitch Joel from Twist Image, and Brian Wong from Kiip.me.
Karim is also on the board with Kiddology which is a children’s app developer based in Toronto.
Email: karim AT karimkanji DOT com
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