Karim joined AIT in 1989, working in the areas of IT training and consultancy services, first for the Regional Computer Center, and since 2001, with AIT Extension, where he is a Computer Specialist.
Karim graduated from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in Civil Engineering. He obtained his MBA majoring in Quantitative Analysis from the Institute of Business Administration, Dhaka University and later did M.Eng. in the field of GIS and Remote Sensing from AIT.
Before joining AIT, he was the Sub-Divisional Engineer in the Computer Unit of Monitoring cell of Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB). He was responsible for installing and maintaining the computer center for monitoring the foreign aided projects of BWDB.
As an IT specialist, Karim has served as team member of several IT consultancy work and has served as joint principal investigator of IT projects on Geo-referenced Information System for Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment. He was the course director and coordinator of a number of IT training programs on Operating Systems, Geo-referenced Information System, Project Management, Financial Analysis, Systems Analysis, MIS, Programming Languages and Productivity Software Tools.
Karim has prepared more than ten training manuals on different IT training programs. He is currently training the participants attending courses on computer aided Project Management, Financial Analysis, Geo-referenced Information System and Productivity Application Software.