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Founder, Chairman and Chief Execu...

Local Address: Thornhill, Ontario, Canada
Company Description: Headquartered in Houston, KARA Technology develops secure Internet solutions for everyday products. The Company, whose mission is to expand consumer convenience and...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer
    KARA Technology Inc
  • Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    myiStamp Inc. Founder, Chairman & CEO
  • Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    iMobile Payment, Inc. Founder, Chairman & CEO
  • Chairman
    E-Stamp Corporation

Board Memberships and Affiliations

15 Total References
Web References
:: K A R A T e c h n o l o g y ::
www.karatechnology.com, 24 Feb 2000 [cached]
"Joining forces with a leader like Francotyp-Postalia creates a clear synergy, capitalizing on our respective strengths as successful innovators in technology-based businesses," said Salim Kara, chairman, CEO and CTO of KARA Technology.
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In addition to their relationship as strategic business partners, Fehlauer and Kara also serve as members of the KARA Technology Board of Directors. Salim Kara is the founder and former Chairman of E-Stamp Corporation (NASDAQ: ESTM)
"We have formed a great team with strong management and support experience and an established track record in innovative eCommerce product engineering and customer-focused online offerings," stated Kara.
:: K A R A T e c h n o l o g y ::
www.karatechnology.com, 10 Sept 2012 [cached]
Mr. Salim G. Kara, Chairman and CEO Salim Kara is an accomplished inventor with dozens of patents worldwide. He is the inventor of PC-based postage, an idea that resulted in his founding of E-Stamp Corp. in 1994. In his role as founder of E-Stamp, Kara managed all aspects of the company's phenomenal growth, including engineering, fund-raising, intellectual property, staffing and the Company's critical partnership with the United States Postal Service. Mr. Kara was recently honored with the first Retail Postage Technology Award at the Spring National Postal Forum in Nashville, Tenn. The Retail Postage Technology Award recognizes technology leaders who have shown the leadership and willingness to assist the U.S. Postal Service in developing information technologies that enhance services, reduce costs, and are dedicated to advancing postal service as a business solution. Mr. Kara also holds the prestigious "Future 500--Upside Award" for technical innovation from the University of Houston, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
:: K A R A T e c h n o l o g y ::
www.karatechnology.com, 20 Mar 2000 [cached]
Award Presented to Salim Kara at National Postal Forum
NASHVILLE (March 20, 2000) -Today, the people who brought you the Elvis stamp honored the man who brought you digital postage. Salim Kara, long regarded as the inventor of PC-based postage, was honored with the first Retail Postage Technology Award at the Spring National Postal Forum in Nashville, Tenn.
The Retail Postage Technology Award recognizes technology leaders who have shown the leadership and willingness to assist the U.S. Postal Service in developing information technologies that enhance services, reduce costs, and are dedicated to advancing postal service as a business solution.
"Salim Kara's current role at KARA Technology and his previous involvement as the founder of E-Stamp Corp. (Nasdaq:ESTM) demonstrates his dedication to the advancement of PC-based postage," said Patricia Gibert, USPS vice president of retail, consumer and small business.
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"I am honored to be recognized not only by the United States Postal Service, but by my peers," said Kara, "I can only hope that our innovations have allowed consumers the ability to simplify their everyday activities, events and common tasks."
As an evolution and extension to current PC Postage' products, KARA Technology is currently developing an Internet postage product that is technology and browser-independent, secure and easy to use. The product will allow consumers and businesses to buy and print postage products whenever they want, to use them whenever they want and to mail them to whomever they want, wherever they want.
"KARA Technology intends to play a major role in the evolution of secure online transactions," said Salim Kara, KARA Technology's CEO and CTO.
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About Salim Kara
Salim Kara is an accomplished inventor with dozens of patents worldwide. He is the inventor of digital postage, an idea that resulted in his founding of E-Stamp Corp. in 1994. In that role, Kara managed all aspects of the company's phenomenal growth, including engineering, fund-raising, intellectual property, staffing and the Company's critical relationship with the United States Postal Service.
:: K A R A T e c h n o l o g y ::
www.karatechnology.com, 5 Oct 2000 [cached]
At the recent National Postal Forum that took place in Nashville, Tenn. from March 19 to 22, 2000, KARA Technology founder Salim Kara, was honored with the United States Postal Service's Retail Postage Technology Award . The award recognizes technology leaders who have shown the leadership and willingness to assist the U.S. Postal Service in developing information technologies that enhance services, reduce costs, and are dedicated to advancing postal service as a business solution. See the USPS News Release (PDF Document) .
digitalMass at Boston.com
digitalmass.boston.com, 26 Mar 2002 [cached]
Stamps.com in 2001 sued the much larger Pitney Bowes, claiming infringement on patents held by Salim Kara, the founder of E-Stamp, the assets of which Stamps.com had acquired earlier that year.Pitney Bowes has since settled its suit related to E-Stamp but the Stamps.com suit is still pending.
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