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Karim Sarkis
Works at Sync Media
Attended Imperial College - London
Lives in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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The Default Choice, So Hard to Resist
By STEVE LOHR
IN the wide-open Web, choice and competition are said to be merely “one click away,” to use Google’s favorite phrase. But in practice, the power of digital distribution channels, default product settings and traditional human behavior often matters most.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/16/technology/default-choices-are-hard-to-resist-online-or-not.html
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Work
Occupation
CEO - Sync Media FZ LLC
Employment
  • Sync Media
    CEO, 2012 - present
  • Abu Dhabi Media Company
    Executive Director - Broadcast Group (TV and Radio), 2007 - 2012
  • MediaKonsult
    Founder, 2007 - 2007
  • Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation
    Deputy Head of Channels, 2006 - 2007
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
    Senior Associate, 2001 - 2004
  • Planit4kids.com
    Director of Strategy, 2000 - 2001
  • Arthur D. Little
    Consultant, 1996 - 1999
  • Andersen Consulting
    Consultant, 1992 - 1995
  • Spinout/ Buy2Save/ Better than Chocolate/ Marquis
    Entrepreneur in Training!, 2004 - 2006
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Currently
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Previously
Beirut, Lebanon - London, United Kingdom - Montreal, Canada - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Creating content at the intersection of television, broadband and mobile. 
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Lived and worked across five countries and three continents. Survived a civil war.
Education
  • Imperial College - London
    MEng Software Engineering, 1988 - 1992
  • ACS Uxbridge, UK
    International Baccalaureate, 1985 - 1988
  • International College, Beirut
    High School, 1985
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