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Dr. Karim Taga

Managing Partner

Global Practice Leader, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

About Karim

Karim is Managing Partner, leading the TIME practice globally. He has 20 years of experience with ADL in the telecommunication area and previously worked with a leading global telecom supplier.

In Arthur D. Little, Karim’s work focuses primarily on three functional areas: 

  • Growth strategies and business transformations 
  • Corporate Finance – Transaction support, mainly working with Private Equity firms and Banks
  • Boardroom presentation and facilitation

Besides his management consulting assignments with clients in 4 industries:

  • he acts as a Jury member for several Telecom & Media prize award ceremonies in Asia, Europe, and in the US. 
  • he supports several telecommunication councils and associations as well as governments and regulators in setting their (digital) agenda as an advisor
  • he is chairing and facilitating top executive international events and conferences

Before joining ADL he worked for several years for Ericsson and was a research assistant professor at the University of Technology in Vienna. Furthermore, he enjoyed four different education systems: Tunisia (Lycée El Menzah V), France (Lycée JB Say/ESEM), the USA (UC Berkeley), and Austria (TU Wien).

Karim holds an MSc, MBA, and Ph.D.

Education

Vienna University of Technology, Austria
PhD, Mechanical Engineering and Analytical Chemistry
Webster University, Austria
MBA, International Business and Marketing
Polytech Orléans, France
MSc, Mechanical Engineering and Material Science, with a master’s thesis at UC Berkeley

Past Experience

Ericsson (before 1997)
Product Manager
University of Technology in Vienna
Assistant Professor (Univ. Ass.)

Insights

State of the media market, 2022
Shahid Khan, Gabriel Mohr, Dr. Karim Taga, Fareeda Ahmed
Mobile network virtualization calls for operating model reconfiguration
Dr. Karim Taga, Christoph Uferer
VIRTUALIZATION ENTAILS CHANGES IN PROCUREMENT
Copper switch off: Opportunity to drive infrastructure convergence?
Dr. Karim Taga
Time to accelerate growth
Dr. Karim Taga, Gregory Pankert, Paul Desjonquères, Christoph Uferer, Gabriel Mohr, Bela Virag
Broadcasters’ 5G evolvement within a hybrid environment
Dr. Karim Taga, Gabriel Mohr

Dr. Karim Taga

Managing Partner

Global Practice Leader, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Media & Electronics (TIME)

Austria

Contact & Follow

About Karim

Karim is Managing Partner, leading the TIME practice globally. He has 20 years of experience with ADL in the telecommunication area and previously worked with a leading global telecom supplier.

In Arthur D. Little, Karim’s work focuses primarily on three functional areas: 

  • Growth strategies and business transformations 
  • Corporate Finance – Transaction support, mainly working with Private Equity firms and Banks
  • Boardroom presentation and facilitation

Besides his management consulting assignments with clients in 4 industries:

  • he acts as a Jury member for several Telecom & Media prize award ceremonies in Asia, Europe, and in the US. 
  • he supports several telecommunication councils and associations as well as governments and regulators in setting their (digital) agenda as an advisor
  • he is chairing and facilitating top executive international events and conferences

Before joining ADL he worked for several years for Ericsson and was a research assistant professor at the University of Technology in Vienna. Furthermore, he enjoyed four different education systems: Tunisia (Lycée El Menzah V), France (Lycée JB Say/ESEM), the USA (UC Berkeley), and Austria (TU Wien).

Karim holds an MSc, MBA, and Ph.D.

Education

Vienna University of Technology, Austria
PhD, Mechanical Engineering and Analytical Chemistry
Webster University, Austria
MBA, International Business and Marketing
Polytech Orléans, France
MSc, Mechanical Engineering and Material Science, with a master’s thesis at UC Berkeley

Past Experience

Ericsson (before 1997)
Product Manager
University of Technology in Vienna
Assistant Professor (Univ. Ass.)

Insights

State of the media market, 2022
Shahid Khan, Gabriel Mohr, Dr. Karim Taga, Fareeda Ahmed
Mobile network virtualization calls for operating model reconfiguration
Dr. Karim Taga, Christoph Uferer
VIRTUALIZATION ENTAILS CHANGES IN PROCUREMENT
Copper switch off: Opportunity to drive infrastructure convergence?
Dr. Karim Taga
Time to accelerate growth
Dr. Karim Taga, Gregory Pankert, Paul Desjonquères, Christoph Uferer, Gabriel Mohr, Bela Virag
Broadcasters’ 5G evolvement within a hybrid environment
Dr. Karim Taga, Gabriel Mohr