Karl joined Boloro Global Limited as the CEO on October 1, 2016, bringing vast, worldwide experience in the financial markets, including secure, electronic transactions, as well as negotiation of multi-billion-dollar agreements.
Karl spent most of his career at Bloomberg LP, including more than 15 years as the General Counsel. Karl understands how to develop and monetize content, applications and technology. At Bloomberg, Karl built and managed a global Legal and Compliance Department that supported all aspects of Bloomberg's worldwide businesses, including data, news, software, telecom and electronic trading. Karl was also a founding principal of Bloomberg Tradebook LLC, the company's electronic agency brokerage firm, and Bloomberg's Risk Manager, overseeing all insurance coverage.
Karl co-founded N2 Global Solutions, Inc., a New York City-based technology company, in 2014 and served as President/CEO until September, 2016.
Prior to becoming a lawyer in 1995, Karl was a broadcast journalist with CNBC, Financial News Network, 1010 WINS Radio and Bloomberg.
Karl regularly lectures on legal, business development and entrepreneurial issues, including at the Fordham University School of Law, where he is Chairman / Co-Founder of the Entrepreneurial Law Advisory Council.
A native New Yorker and resident of NYC with his wife, Alexis Christoforous, and their three children, Karl graduated magna cum laude from NYU with a B.A. in broadcast journalism and from the Fordham University School of Law with a focus on intellectual property and securities regulations. Karl is also involved with a number of charities, the Boy Scouts and Travel Baseball.