Karl has worked in the IT industry for over 22 years. He has spent over 5 years in the Middle East, and now leads Software AG’s regional BFSI group. He originally came to Dubai to lead IBM’s Commerce Practice, then headed up Sales & Operations for Pelican Software, before returning to Software AG in the Middle East. Prior to moving to Dubai, Karl lived in London, UK, spending nearly 10 years working in the Banking Financial Services & Insurance markets, with clients such as Barclays, Visa, JP Morgan, Brit Insurance and Prudential. Karl also led projects that delivered Business Process Management (BPM) and Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) projects across Europe.