Abe Karar

Abe Karar, MBA
Founder and CEO

Progressive Banking professional with more than 13 years leadership experience, specialized in Digitization, Business Process Transformation, Business Analytics, Strategy and Program Management.

Innovative thinker and visionary recognized for having a methodical approach, and the ability to optimize talent and inspire followership. Skilled strategist with strong technical skills, transforming strategic plans into business solutions that increase revenue, enhance customer and employee experience, reduce costs, and drive high performance.

Experiences/Qualifications:

Director of Business Process & Digitization in Personal & Commercial Banking, as well as Business Lead and Architect for eForms/eSignature at BMO Bank of Montreal. Prior to joining BMO about 3 years ago, Abe spent 3 years at JPMorgan Chase leading the Business Analytics and Reporting group within Card Operations. Before that, Abe spent 5 years at MBNA/Bank of America, where he progressively held various positions in different areas such as Workforce Management/Call Center Operations, Customer Experience, Reporting and Business Analytics, Finance, Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Risk Management strategies.

Abe holds a degree in Mathematics with specialization in Applied Analysis and an MBA. In addition to his career in Banking, Abe is also a seasonal professor in the professional MBA program at the University of Ottawa, teaching Performance Management.