Houssem Assadi is the CEO of dejamobile, a French Fintech created in July 2012. Today based in France and in Ireland, dejamobile has become one of the leading providers of innovative technologies and solutions for mobile payments to Issuers in Europe.
Before founding dejamobile, Houssem worked for Orange and was Director of the "security and trusted transactions" Orange lab from 2005 to 2012. His team delivered several projects dealing with NFC, mobile payments and security of networks, platforms and devices. He was particularly involved in the rollout of the Orange "Payment & Contactless" product line in several countries in Europe and Africa.
Houssem is a graduate of ENSTA – ParisTech and holds a PhD in Computer Science from Paris 6 University. He started his career working for Electricité de France R&D Division, on Artificial Intelligence projects. He then joined the Bibliothèque nationale de France IT Department, working on large software development projects, before joining France Telecom / Orange R&D Division to be in charge of projects dealing with Customer Intelligence.