Yann ESSOH

Premium

Paris, France

Founder, Telecom & Ecommerce Business development manager
Yann's Skills
Business Development
Sales
Marketing
Strategy
Management
Finance
Growth
Legal
Operations
Product Management
Public Relations
Recruiting
Technical
User Experience
Background

Age Group

25-35

About Yann

10 years of working experience developing and launching technology, e-commerce and telecom value added services.
- Have a strong entrepreneurial mindset;
- Love learning and developing new skills;
- Know how to build a successful business from the ground up to success;
- An adept and practitioner of lean entrepreneurship (ERIC RIES), blue ocean strategy (INSEAD), disciplined entrepreneurship (MIT)

Work Experience

Managing Director

Mobile-XL

January 2016 - Today

We help Telecom operators in Africa get premium content (text, image, audio and video) along with the delivery system, and sell this content to mobile subscribers.

Managing Director

Jumia Food

January 2013 - December 2015

ONLINE FOOD ORDERING & DELIVERY PLATFORM (www.hellofood.com) acquired by The Jumia Group Successfully launched the startup from scratch in Ivory Coast. Negotiated and signed 100+ top vendors. Activated and Managed the growth of the customer base. Performed the day-to-day management of the business including Customer acquisition, Vendor acquisition, Accountancy, Procurement, Reporting, HR management.

Country Operations Manager

Mobile Financial Services Africa

January 2011 - December 2012

MOBILE FINANCIAL SERVICES HUB (www.mfsafrica.com) Cross-border, Cross-currency, Cross-network mobile payments Worked as Project Manager and implementation coordinator on 4 major projects: - mobile payments for Canal+ Ivory Coast - mobile insurance subscription for NSIA Vie - international money remittance for MJARA Performed the day-to-day management of the business including Partner relationship management, Vendor technical support, Accountancy, Procurement, Reporting.

Education

National Polytechnic Institute (INP-HB)

Msc Business Administration

2003 - 2006