Microsoft announced the appointment of Alaeddine Karim as the Country Manager of its operation in Kuwait. In his new role, Karim will spearhead Microsoft’s efforts to enable public and private organizations in Kuwait to drive their digital transformation agendas and better engage their customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform business models.
Alaeddine Karim brings over 20 years of experience in Business Management and Technology industry leadership. His broad executive management experience has spanned several industries including Public Sector, Retail and Travel, Small and Medium Business Segment, as well as startups.
“Microsoft’s mission is to empower every organization and individual to achieve more, and we have a longstanding commitment towards the growth and prosperity of Kuwait,” said Alaeddine Karim. “Technology is at the heart of this effort, as we believe that digital transformation powered by the intelligent cloud has extraordinary gains to offer every industry. With Microsoft’s breadth of innovations coupled with our expertise; I look forward to working closely with our customers on their ambitions and transform Kuwait into a leading regional financial, cultural and institutional leader, in line with New Kuwait Vision 2035.”
Alaeddine highly believes in technology and the role it plays in transforming lives and the impact it has on both the economy and society. Prior to joining Microsoft, he spent several years as International Business Director for a technology firm. He has a Computer & Communication Engineering degree from the American University of Beirut, and is also a member of the Engineering Society in Lebanon and Kuwait.