Shah Karim

CME Treasurer

SafeRock CEO

CME Treasurer and Program Co-organizer. Shah received his B.A., M.A., and M.Phil. degrees in Economics from Yale University.

Shah is the CEO of SafeRock and serves as advisory to Fortune 500 enterprises and investment groups in North America, Europe, and Asia on strategy and digital transformation for consumer, industrial, and energy sectors. Shah serves on advisory boards at Yale University, Columbia University, University of Chicago, Penn State University, and the University of North Texas. He is on the Board of Directors of Chemical Marketing and Economics (CME) dedicated to accelerating diverse STEM talent leadership for business, science and technology since 1954.

Shah has been invited as a Keynote and Guest Speaker by the International Energy Forum (IEF) and World Petrochemical Conference (WPC) on Energy Transition, Artificial Intelligence, and Climate Change. He was selected as a Digital Transformation Thought Leader by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) which represents over 10,000 businesses. He served as co-organizer of the 2023 CME NASA Symposium at the American Chemical Society on material science, sustainability, and space exploration.