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Karim Tabet Jalbout

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Karim Jalbout, based in London, is active in Egon Zehnder’s global Technology Practice. He applies his broad management experience to advise large corporations and both private equity and venture capital firms on pure play, marketplaces, hospitality, travel, publishing, financial tech, telecommunications and retail. Karim also leads Egon Zehnder’s internal data platform for powering the talent search process, generating insights and building stronger predictive capabilities.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Karim held the role of Global Head of Propositions & Sales at Sony Ericsson Mobile, where he was the driving force behind early investments in the Android platform. Before that he gained more than a decade of FMCG experience with Diageo. Karim launched his career at Guinness, initially in brand management in Canada and then moving to London to work as a Brand Controller for Guinness and Malta Guinness in Africa and later managing Baileys in the U.K. market and serving as the Marketing Director for Guinness beer across Europe, including Ukraine and Russia.

Karim earned a Bachelor’s of Commerce from Queen’s University in Canada and completed the Executive Education Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has addressed NOAH in Berlin and London and CogX AI on “HR Data Science”, “Leadership Potential in Entrepreneurs” and “Culture – How Can Founders Get It Right”.

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AI & Drone Delivery? | Egon Zehnder's Karim Jalbout at CogX 2018
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AI & Drone Delivery? | Egon Zehnder's Karim Jalbout at CogX 2018

Drone deliveries? Not happening any time soon according to Royal Mail CEO Moya Greene, drone deliveries are not happening any time soon. Hear more… Read more

AI & the Future of Work | Egon Zehnder's Karim Jalbout at CogX 2018
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AI & the Future of Work | Egon Zehnder's Karim Jalbout at CogX 2018

When building the future of work change is inevitable but do it humbly, you have to be ethical. Hear Royal Mail CEO Moya Greene’s… Read more

Full CEO Interview | Egon Zehnder’s Karim Jalbout from CogX 2018
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Full CEO Interview | Egon Zehnder’s Karim Jalbout from CogX 2018

Any change you make is going with your people, not against your people.” – Royal Mail CEO Moya Greene in conversation with EgonZehnder’s KarimJalbout… Read more

How AI Is Transforming Delivery | Egon Zehnder's Karim Jalbout at CogX 2018
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How AI Is Transforming Delivery | Egon Zehnder's Karim Jalbout at CogX 2018

Can AI really transform a business or is it all just hot air? Hear from Royal Mail CEO Moya Greene in her conversation with… Read more

Karim Jalbout, Egon Zehnder on Impact of AI in HR & Recruitment | CogX17 Highlights
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Karim Jalbout, Egon Zehnder on Impact of AI in HR & Recruitment | CogX17 Highlights

Karim Jalbout (Partner of Digital & Tech, Leader of Internal AI Platform at Egon Zehnder) on the Impact of AI in HR & Recruitment. Read more

NOAH18 London / VC Panel: Culture- how can founders get it right?
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NOAH18 London / VC Panel: Culture- how can founders get it right?

Culture: how can founders/startups get it right? Panel discussion with Susanne Given, Chairwoman at Made.com - Tara Reeves, Partner at LocalGlobe - Lisa Bridgett,… Read more

NOAH16 Berlin / Keynote: Leadership potential in entrepreneurs “Your competitive advantage is going to be the people around you”
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NOAH16 Berlin / Keynote: Leadership potential in entrepreneurs “Your competitive advantage is going to be the people around you”

B2B - Company Presentation by Karim Jalbout, Head of the European Digital Practice of Egon Zehnder at the Axel Springer NOAH 2016 Conference in… Read more

NOAH16 Berlin / Keynote summary: Leadership potential in entrepreneurs. “You have to hire on potential”
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NOAH16 Berlin / Keynote summary: Leadership potential in entrepreneurs. “You have to hire on potential”

Karim Jalbout, Head of the European Digital Practice of Egon Zehnder speaks at the Axel Springer NOAH 2016 Conference in Berlin, Tempodrom 8 -… Read more

NOAH16 London / Full keynote: Talent 3.0 where Science meets Art
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NOAH16 London / Full keynote: Talent 3.0 where Science meets Art

Talent 3.0: Science meets Art - Company Presentation by Karim Jalbout, Head of the European Digital Practice at Egon Zehnder at the NOAH 2016… Read more

TechCrunch Disrupt: Start-ups: How Do You Build a Team of Top Talent?
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TechCrunch Disrupt: Start-ups: How Do You Build a Team of Top Talent?

For start-ups seeking to take their business to the next level, talent is crucial. Egon Zehnder’s Karim Jalbout offers three pieces of advice: don’t… Read more

The Highs and Lows of Scaling a Marketplace... Super Fast

The Highs and Lows of Scaling a Marketplace... Super Fast

Consumer

At our recent TechBunker dinner, we met with leaders from the biggest UK marketplaces and aggregators (Airbnb, Amazon, Bookatable, easyfundraising, eBay, Farfetch, MoneySuperMarket, Rightmove,… Read more

How Do You Build a Team of Top Talent?

How Do You Build a Team of Top Talent?

Karim Jalbout, based in London, leads the Digital and eCommerce segments of Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications Practice in Europe. Read more

Competitive Edge Comes from Right People, Not Just New Ideas

Competitive Edge Comes from Right People, Not Just New Ideas

Technology & Communications

Karim Jalbout, based in London, leads the Digital and eCommerce segments of Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications Practice in Europe. Read more

Digital Disruption: Tapping the Power of Leadership Potential

Digital Disruption: Tapping the Power of Leadership Potential

Digital disruption is the new normal. But how can leaders turn transformation to their advantage? Read more

Destination Digital – Finding and Building the Talent to Get There

Destination Digital – Finding and Building the Talent to Get There

In a world where consumers tweet complaints in public forums, shop online as much as on high streets, and express brand preferences on Facebook,… Read more

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