Karim received his J.D. from South Texas College of Law where he was a member of the Law Review. Shortly thereafter, he co-founded HIREtech, an HR Technology company specializing in hiring incentives.
In addition, HR Technology was specialized in technical tax incentives, and HCM platforms. HIREtech was honored by Inc. Magazine in 2011 as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America.
In 2019 & 2020, Karim was named a Finalist in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. In 2021 HIREtech was acquired by Equifax. Karim is currently the Managing Partner @ Ascent Capital, an Alternative Asset Investment & Lending Fund and sits on the board of Americasa, a tech-enabled, affordable home retailer and community builder.