Meet The Expert

Karim Kanji

Karim Kanji is the Director, Social & Emerging Media for Active Canada. In this role, Karim is responsible for leading the Canadian Emerging Media department which currently includes digital audio (podcasting, streaming) and eSports.



Karim Kanji has led the development and growth of Active’s paid social media since 2016, and now leads the Canadian Emerging Media department. Before joining Active, Karim managed the social media business for Nestle Canada and the development of content for Dell and GE Canada.

Karim is one of Toronto’s pioneers in podcasting. He started podcasting in 2010 and currently hosts the popular “Welcome! with Karim Kanji” podcast. In the past, Karim has also been a contributor for, as well as an instructor for the Social Media Marketing Certificate program at George Brown College in Toronto.