Kareem Saleh

AI Entrepreneur, FinTech Executive

Kareem Saleh is a fintech entrepreneur with experience starting, scaling and selling AI-powered payments and lending businesses. He writes and speaks frequently on AI in consumer finance, credit access and fairness in lending. In addition Kareem served in the Obama Administration, first as Chief of Staff to the State Department’s Special Envoy for Climate Change, where he helped manage the team that negotiated the Paris Climate Agreement, and then as Senior Advisor to the CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, where we directed the U.S. Government’s $18bn portfolio of emerging market project finance investments. Kareem is a graduate of the University of Chicago and Georgetown University Law Center and a fluent French and Arabic speaker.