Salim has been a Global Speaker at over 200 venues and has travelled through over 30 countries. His current focus is on Hi-Tech, especially Artificial Intelligence, and Intercultural Leadership. With his permanent home in Canada, he has also lived in the UK, Tanzania, Dubai and Hong Kong, and he is currently resident in Sydney, Australia. As a Global Citizen, Salim embraces the ethic of pluralism to value and understand human differences through mutual respect and civil inclusion.
Salim brings over 20 years of Hi-Tech, Consulting and Leadership Development experience to the AI and Machine Learning industry. He received a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Science and Technology, from Queen’s University, Canada in 2003 and a Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) in Industrial Engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada in 1995. His cross-industry experience encompasses IT, Mobile, Pharmaceutical, Consumer Products, Financial Services, Energy and Government.
The recipient of many Public Speaking trophies, Salim is a Division Champion and Advanced Communicator Bronze (ACB) Toastmaster. His Intercultural Leadership experience ranges across Management Consulting, Public Speaking, Experiential Workshops, Leadership Coaching and Emotional Intelligence. In 2012, he became a Certified Practitioner of EQ Assessments from Multi-Health Systems (MHS) of Canada. In line with International Coach Federation (ICF) standards, he went on to receive his Advanced Certified Personal and Executive Coach (ACPEC) from the post-graduate College of Executive Coaching, USA in 2013.
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