About Kareem Arafat
Expert in software engineering, systems/network architecture, database design, assessment and evaluation and recruiting.
Kareem is a senior technology executive with over 20 years experience of demonstrated success in helping build highly successful startups. His technical background covers a vast area of expertise, including software design and development, systems and network design, internet protocols, biometrics, and distributed computing, to name a few. Most recently, he was the Senior VP of Software Engineering at Q9 Networks, Canada’s leading provider of data centre services. Since Q9’s inception, Kareem was responsible for building and operating all of Q9’s proprietary customer support, back office, and data centre support systems. Q9 was later acquired for $1.1B. Prior to that, he held a number of senior software and systems engineering positions with leading technology companies. Kareem holds a Bachelor and Master of Electrical Engineering from McGill University.