Karl W. is an Unreasonable Fellow. Karl W. has participated in 1 program, including Unreasonable Impact Asia Pacific 2019.
In 2011, Karl pioneered the Middle East's first net-zero biofuel refinery in Dubai. Today, it’s the largest group of net-zero fuel facilities in the GCC, transforming local waste into net-zero fuel which runs any diesel engine without modifications. Over the past ten years, he pioneered Internet of Things (IoT) sensors to optimize waste and fuel management, saving time and money for customers.
Karl was recognized as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, and has built and sold five companies (the first to Microsoft and the last to DHL) and led two more to IPO.
Karl is preparing for his next IPO on AIM, and coaching start-ups at Hult. Karl holds an MBA (Henley Business School), B.Eng. (Hons) Industrial Engineering / German, and is writing his Ph.D on “Psychological profiling of start-up teams.” He is an international speaker, and the lead vocalist for Dubai classic rock band Sandstörm.