Karl Peter Kilb III

Adjunct Professor of Law

Chief Executive Officer
Boloro Global Limited

[email protected]

Karl P. Kilb III is an entrepreneurial leader and corporate lawyer with more than 25 years of experience in building and monetizing intellectual property, including global data and analytics, secure identity verification and transaction systems, multimedia content and other technology.  

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 agreements. At Boloro, Karl leads a worldwide team that is actively licensing the company’s globally patented and GSMA-approved multi-factor and multi-channel authentication process, which is ideal for all forms of identity verification and transaction validation. Boloro Global Limited is a New York City-based Delaware USA corporation with patents in 84 countries and subsidiaries in Dubai, UAE, and Delhi, India.  

Karl spent most of his career at Bloomberg LP, including more than 15 years as the General Counsel. 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 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, and at NYU, where he has served the Lawyers’ Alumni Mentoring Program since its inception in 1997.  He has also advised a wide range of companies.   

Prior to becoming a lawyer in 1995, Karl was a broadcast journalist with CNBC, Financial News Network, 1010 WINS Radio, and Bloomberg, among others.   

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 was a member of Fordham’s Intellectual Property Law Journal. Karl has also been involved with several charities and organizations, including the Boy Scouts of America and Yorkville Travel Baseball.

Karl is reachable via [email protected] and on LinkedIn.

Mailing Address

Fordham University School of Law
Legal Writing Program
150 West 62nd Street, Room 7-175
New York, NY 10023