FORA.tv Speaker - Karim Khoja

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Biography

Karim Khoja, CEO of Roshan, has more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, including starting and managing extremely successful Global System for Mobile (GSM) companies in Pakistan, Poland, Croatia, Tajikistan and Afghanistan. Under his leadership, Roshan has grown to be Afghanistan’s market leader, with more than 5.5 million customers. Roshan has received international recognition for Outstanding Achievement in the Face of Adversity and Special Recognition for Corporate Philanthropy. Karim started his GSM career as CEO for Mobilink in Pakistan, and then launched Era GSM in Poland. He went on to spin off the company, HT Mobile, from Croatia Telecom. Karim has spent the last eight years devoted to serving the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) to bring competition and best practices to the telecommunication industry in Afghanistan and Tajikistan. He is the Chairman of the Afghan Investment Climate facility, an advisor to the GSMA Development Fund, and an Associate Board Member of the Legatum Center at MIT.

2 Programs

Call to Action: Engaged Leadership Panel Highlight

02.25.13 | 00:06:04 min | 0 comments

CECP Board of Boards Event Overview

02.25.13 | 00:04:07 min | 0 comments