Fintech & China Specialist with over 9 years international working experience, including 6 years in China. Yassine started his career in Shanghai as an entrepreneur. He worked for two Chinese start-ups before building an e-commerce platform with a Chinese partner. Later he joined Alibaba Group to accelerate AliExpress.com’s global expansion, and then Ant Group to launch and lead Alipay’s multilingual app for non-Chinese users. At Deloitte Paris, Yassine has developed the payment and Chinese consulting practice, and led the China Pay offering.
Yassine is a certified Fintech expert by Alibaba Business School, visiting lecturer in leading business schools and universities, and author of the upcoming book “The New China”. He was featured in over 100 media across 7 countries and speaks 5 languages fluently including Mandarin Chinese.
There are two things that Yassine is passionate about in life: share knowledge & experiences to make people and organizations grow, learn and explore new things. His philosophy: “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. 授人以鱼不如授人以渔” – Lao-Tseu 老子