Karim Shaikh has built his career over the last 20 years as a seasoned product development executive at both startups and publicly-traded companies. He currently leads product development at Virtual Power Systems, a startup focused on intelligent software-defined power for data centers. Prior to that, he was senior vice president of Product Development at SDL Language Technologies, a global leader in delivering machine translation and translation management systems to Fortune 100 companies. His experience leading product management and software engineering spans a wide range of domains. 

While he enjoys getting into the technical guts of scalable and reliable cloud products for enterprises and professionals, Shaikh is also passionate about building high-performance teams by simplifying people and process interactions.

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Ph.D., Computer-Aided Engineering & Management, Carnegie Mellon University

MS, Computer-Aided Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

BTech, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras