One evening in 2016, Karim’s wife informed him that they were moving to Toronto. Realizing that resistance would be futile, he embraced the opportunity realized his dream of starting a company focused on edge AI. Karim is responsible for the overall technology vision for the company. Karim holds a PhD in Computer Science from Ecole Polytechnique férérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Massachusetts, Lowell as well as a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University. Karim has over 10 publications in leading computer vision and deep learning journals (including ICCV, ECCV CVPR and TPAMI). When not taking care of his two (soon to be three) children, Karim enjoys camping, searching the skies with his telescope and has recently taken an unexplained liking to golf.