Fintech & China Expert 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 and author of the upcoming book “The New China”. He 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