Karim Mokhtar is a highly accomplished American business leader renowned for his exceptional skills in sales, marketing, and business development. With over two decades of business experience, Karim has established himself as a visionary entrepreneur, multicultural sales and marketing expert, and respected corporate training and eLearning authority.
As the CEO and founder of Mokhtar Group, a global Californian corporation, Karim has built a stellar reputation for helping businesses create perfect business development strategies, building and training international sales teams, and providing high-quality financial and eLearning solutions. Under his leadership, Mokhtar Group has expanded its global footprint and forged valuable partnerships with leading tech platforms such as Google, Microsoft, HubSpot, and more.
Karim’s expertise extends across a wide range of platforms and industries. He holds over 20 certifications in major tech platforms, including Google Ads, Microsoft Ads, Salesforce, HubSpot, and many others. His fluency in multiple languages enables him to effectively cater to clients and business partners worldwide and bridge cultural gaps.
Throughout his career, Karim has been instrumental in the success of several companies. Prior to founding Mokhtar Group Corporation, he established a corporate training facility in Walnut Creek, California, which gained recognition for its transformative programs and was featured in multiple publications in Northern California. Additionally, he spearheaded a digital publishing business in San Francisco that expanded into international markets, showcasing his ability to navigate diverse industries and deliver exceptional results.
Karim Mokhtar’s journey in B2B sales and business began in San Francisco, where he discovered his passion for sales and honed his skills in the competitive market. Starting from humble beginnings, Karim initially sold websites to small businesses, employing a tenacious door-to-door approach. He transformed his struggling sales venture into a lucrative enterprise through sheer determination and relentless effort, generating thousands of dollars in daily revenue.
His exceptional sales acumen caught the attention of a major VoIP (Voice Over IP) company and the famous Wix company. He decided to land his first sales manager role at the VoIP company. Within his first week there, Karim closed a significant deal worth $30,000 with a client from Saudi Arabia, then another $17,000 deal from Senegal, then multiple other deals in the United States, Kuwait, Libya, Qatar, and Canada to exceed $100K in sales volume in month 1 setting the stage for his exponential success. By the end of his first year, he emerged as the top sales closer in the company, tripling its revenue by securing accounts from over 30 countries.
He has trained over 2,000 sales and marketing professionals worldwide, some of which became famous figures in the industry. Prominent SaaS and sales intelligence companies have adopted some of his groundbreaking ideas, solidifying his reputation as a thought leader and innovator in the field.
Karim Mokhtar was born and raised in Carthage, North Africa, before immigrating to the United States over two decades ago. His multicultural background and diverse experiences have shaped his global perspective and enhanced his ability to connect with individuals from various cultural backgrounds.
Outside of his professional endeavors, Karim is a passionate advocate for personal growth and continuous learning. He holds double degrees in Mathematics and Fine Arts, which reflect his intellectual curiosity and artistic sensibility. His love for music composition, fine arts, and astronomy has enriched his life and provided a creative outlet for self-expression.
Karim’s commitment to family values is evident in his devoted role as a husband and father. Residing in California, he cherishes quality time spent with his wife, two children, and their beloved cat. Furthermore, Karim’s unwavering support for equality and human rights is demonstrated through his contributions to the fight against racism and discrimination.
In his leisure time, Karim enjoys following the career of tennis player Ons Jabeur, who hails from the same country as him. He
also has a remarkable background in TaeKwon Do, having been a part of his national team during his childhood and teenage years, winning several local titles.
Karim Mokhtar’s journey is a testament to his unwavering passion, tireless dedication, and relentless pursuit of excellence. His unique combination of business acumen, linguistic proficiency, and cross-cultural expertise has positioned him as a true industry leader. Through his remarkable achievements and impactful contributions, Karim continues to inspire and empower individuals and organizations around the world.
“I will either find a way, or make one.” – Hannibal Barca
English, Arabic, French, Italian, Maltese, Tunisian, Spanish (basic), Hebrew (basic)
I like and use several software, but if I had to choose one, it would definitely be a super robust and intelligent CRM system. Salesforce is good, but I am looking for something even better. I even spoke to Google about this and suggested that they build a smart CRM system that we can integrate with the search engine, maps, email, etc. to access more valuable data anywhere on the planet.
Writing, Art, Music, Ancient Mediterranean History, Astronomy, and Sports.
Too many, but if I had to choose, there would be
- “The Book of Mirdad” by Mikhail Naimy
and many business books, such as:
- “Deep Work” by Cal Newport
- “Hope is Not a Strategy” by Rick Page
- “Sales Bible” by Jeffrey Gitomer
Too many… but if I have to choose, it will be “2001, Space Odyssey.”
I was born and raised in Carthage. Surrounded by people from all over the Mediterranean and speaking many languages!
I immigrated to San Francisco, California, over two decades ago and founded a family with my wife, whom I met at UCLA, and now have two boys: Amilcar and Cowan.
My wife and I
My birth city: Carthage
I love all animals, but cats are my top favorites.
My cat, Burzum:
Pink Floyd, then many 80’s and 90’s bands. I am also a big admirer of classical music.
Guitar, Piano, Keyboard.
Here is a sample of my music.
Hannibal Barca, Hamilcar Barca