about karim kanji

(From LinkedIn)

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. 

And if that wasn’t enough he also writes a regular column on business and social media for itbusiness.ca and is on the executive organizing committee for Podcamp Toronto.

Email:  karim AT karimkanji DOT com

The views and opinions expressed here and on all personally owned social and digital accounts do not reflect the views and opinions of my employer and/or clients. 

5 thoughts on “about karim kanji

    My first post on Catalyst « the social media age said:
    October 25, 2013 at 10:23 am

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    June 20, 2013 at 7:35 am

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    Lauren said:
    August 25, 2010 at 10:08 pm

    Am I a complete blonde for not being able to locate your email address?

    Love your stuff – wanted to give you kudos. I’ll try to get at you in the Twitterverse when it un-breaks itself 🙂


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