Mr Karim Koundi has 18 years of international experience in ICT management & consulting. He is specialized in consulting operators and public authorities in the ICT sector including several African countries for developing and implementing their national digital economy strategy and digital transformations.
He has a Telecommunications engineering degree from INSA Lyon (France) as well as an MBA in Technology management from TSM Business School in the Netherlands.
He first joined Shell Services International in the Netherlands to define a strategic plan for developing a Telecommunications business in Nigeria. He then joined, for 10 years, the international consulting firm Accenture, in France, where he participated and lead numerous technology consulting, management and integration projects for clients in the ICT sector in several countries and mainly Telecommunications operators and internet service providers (ISPs) in Europe.
In 2008, he has taken the role of CIO at Tunisie Telecom Group where he also lead the IS transformation program of the operator.
Since 2013, he is a partner at the international audit & consulting firm Deloitte, based in Tunis, and leading the Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT) industry in the Africa Francophone region.