Karl is building a portfolio of initiatives for the circular economy, civic engagement, and food security. He is the founder of Meron, an asset sharing platform, and of Work in Progress, a management consulting firm. He is also Managing Director for Strategy at WeSolve Foundation. He previously served as Director at the Office of Senator Bam Aquino at the Senate of the Philippines where he co-designed policies including the Philippine Startup Law. He also co-founded a social enterprise incubator. He graduated with an MA in International Development and Policy from the University of Chicago as an Obama Scholar.