Shah Karim

CME Treasurer

SafeRock CEO

CME Treasurer and Program Co-organizer, Shah Karim is the CEO of SafeRock and advisory of Fortune 500 enterprises, Private Equity and VC firms in North America, Europe, and Asia on M&A and digital transformation in the consumer, industrial, chemical, ecommerce, food, retail, education, and energy sectors. Shah is an Innovation Fellow at the Entrepreneurship Center at Columbia Business School and a Judge for the MacArthur Foundation’s $100 million competition for bold solutions to critical social problems. He is a Co-Founder of ‘Friends of Yale from Industry’. He is a member of Industry Advisory Boards at the University of Chicago, Penn State and Yale University. He is recognized as a “Top 100 Retail Industry Influencer” by Retail Digest. Shah received his B.A., M.A., and M.Phil. degrees in Economics from Yale University