Karim serves on the boards of Curation Health and Medix Infusion, and as a board observer for Cityblock and Aledade.
Karim joined Echo Health Ventures from The MetroHealth System, a public safety-net hospital system based in Cleveland, Ohio with revenues of $1.2 BN, where he served as Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer. During his tenure with MetroHealth, he also oversaw primary care, behavioral health, dentistry, women’s health and pediatrics. Prior to MetroHealth, Karim was responsible for business and corporate development at Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Karim has more than nine years of private equity experience at The Riverside Company and The Jordan Company. He began his career at Baxter International. Karim serves as a board member of JumpStart, Inc., and MCPc, Inc.
Karim holds a Master of Business Administration, Master of Manufacturing Engineering and a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University.