Yann is the co-founder of YUX, a Senegalese company specializing in user experience design whose ambition is to co-create digital products and services tailored to African populations and their diversity. YUX is today a multicultural team of 20 people that works with clients, mostly MNOs, Banks and Fintechs, in Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, France, Zambia, Cameroun and Rwanda. In 2019, YUX also launched its Design Academy to train a new generation of African digital designers.
Yann came to Senegal in 2011, where he has participated in the launch of CTIC Dakar, a startup incubator which has supported more than 85 companies in 4 years. Before that he was in the United States where he created a US market access program for French technology SMEs. He holds a master degree in Material Science and Innovation Management and followed a 1 year entrepreneurship training at Harvard University.
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